Maryland Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Maryland, OnCourse Learning is an Maryland real estate appraisal school, approved by the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Board to provide appraisal licensing and continuing education courses for real estate appraisal agents. OnCourse Learning provides all of the live and online appraiser license courses you will ever need for your career in real estate appraisal.
Browse online appraisal courses below to find the class that is right for you!
Maryland Appraisal New License Requirements
In the state of Maryland, there are four levels of real estate appraisal licensure:
- Appraiser Trainee
- Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
- Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
The following basic requirements are included in the licensure process:
- Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED
- Passing of state exam is required for licensed and certified levels
- Fulfill state application and pay fee
The Maryland 75-Hour Real Estate Appraiser Trainee Package offered by OnCourse Learning is the perfect way to jumpstart your career as a Maryland real estate appraisal trainee. The package includes three mandatory courses and a USPAP Manual eBook. With instructor led courses and in-depth material covering best practices and appraisal principles and procedures, this course package is the most comprehensive and convenient online appraisal trainee education solution. Starting your career is made easy with the educational resources available on OnCourse Learning.
Maryland Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
Once you have completed your trainee requirements and are ready to move onto the state licensed level, OnCourse Learning has the educational package to get you there. The Upgrade to Licensed Level Package covers all required additional 75 hours of credits. Before you can become licensed, you’ll also need to complete 2000 hours of experience within 24 months.
To move onto the certified levels, you must meet these higher education requirements:
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associates Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters
- For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters
The Certified Residential level also requires 50 additional educational hours and 2500 hours of experience completed within 24 months. For the Certified General license, you need an additional 100 hours of educational credits plus 3000 hours of experience completed within 30 months (including 1500 hours of non-residential appraisals).
Maryland Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
All Maryland real estate appraisal licenses are valid for three years. Within the three year period, 42 hours of continuing education must be completed before the expiration date to qualify for renewal. All licensed real estate appraisers practicing in the state of Maryland must complete the 7 hour USPAP Update course at least every 2 years (which can be counted towards continuing education credits). To assist you with a hassle free renewal process, OnCourse Learning offers 14 hour continuing education packages that include the USPAP Update course. Designed in a self-paced online format, these classes are convenient for busy professionals.