Nebraska Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Nebraska, OnCourse Learning is an Nebraska real estate appraisal school, approved by the Nebraska 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!
Nebraska Appraisal New License Requirements
In the state of Nebraska, there are four levels of real estate appraiser licensure:
- Trainee Real Property Appraiser
- Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser
- Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser
- Certified General Real Property Appraiser
The following requirements must be met if you wish to pursue a career in Nebraska real estate appraisal:
- Must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED
- Licensed and certified levels must pass the state exam
- Fulfill application, submit required documents, and pay associated fees
To earn your trainee title, you need to complete 75 hours of educational credits. The three mandatory trainee courses cover basic appraisal principles and procedures. OnCourse Learning does not offer a New License package for real estate appraisers in the state of Nebraska at the moment, but you can find various course and materials that will assist you as you upgrade your trainee status.
Nebraska Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
Once you have completed the trainee requirements, you can begin the process to earn residential licensure. You will need 75 more educational credit hours plus 2000 hours of experience in no less than 24 months. OnCourse Learning offers three of the four mandatory courses that you need to reach your 75 credit hour requirement.
To move on to the certified levels, you must meet the following 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
For the Certified Residential level, you will need 50 additional credit hours and 2500 hours of experience completed within no less than 24 months. Certified Generals must complete 100 additional hours of credits plus 3000 hours of experience (including 1500 of nonresidential appraisals) within no less than 30 months.
Nebraska Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
All Nebraska appraisal licenses expire every two years on December 31st. All appraisers must complete 28 hours of continuing education before November 30th of the expiration year to qualify for renewal. No more than half of the 28 hours may be taken online. Of these 28 hours, 7 must be covered by the USPAP Update course (cannot be taken online). The 7 hour report writing course must also be taken every four years in a live classroom. OnCourse Learning offers various elective courses that meet the requirements for continuing education in Nebraska.