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    MAI Designation

    Commercial Valuation Professionals

    The first step in your journey is to create your personal interactive prerequisite checklist.

    Although affiliation is not required to complete prerequisites, we encourage you to join AI as a Practicing Affiliate to take advantage of up to a 30% discount on educational offerings and additional benefits.

    Step 1. Prerequisites

    Step 2. Become a Candidate Member

    Step 3. Requirements

    Candidate for Designation Policy Manual

    Review the full program requirements, alternative paths and additional resources.

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    Your interactive checklist updates in real time as you complete the prerequisite.

    Yue Wang, MAI - Designated Member since 2024, Former Candidate

    "I cannot recommend the Appraisal Institute highly enough. Their dedication to excellence and professionalism in the field of real estate valuation is unparalleled. The courses are comprehensive and taught by experts in the industry, providing invaluable knowledge and skills that have greatly enhanced my career. Through local chapters, I've had the privilege of connecting with seasoned appraisers from coast to coast, each offering profound insights and a shared passion for the industry. Moreover, the exceptional support and resources provided by the Appraisal Institute to its members are unparalleled.

    If you are seeking to thrive in the realm of appraisal, look no further than the Appraisal Institute."
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