Tennessee Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Tennessee, OnCourse Learning is an Tennessee real estate appraisal school, approved by the Tennessee 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!
Tennessee Appraisal New License Requirements
In the state of Tennessee, there are four levels of licensure for real estate appraisers:
- Registered Appraiser
- Licensed Appraiser
- Certified Residential Appraiser
- Certified General Appraiser
The following requirements are part of licensure process:
- Must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED
- Pass the state exam (for licensed and certified levels)
- Submit application and pay associated fees
To begin as a registered appraiser, you must complete 75 hours of educational credits. The three mandatory courses that account for these hours cover basic appraiser principles and procedures. Please see a list of approved qualifying education course providers here.
Tennessee Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
If you’ve achieved registered appraiser status and you are ready to acquire your license, you will need to complete 75 more hours of education plus 2000 hours of experience (completed in no less than 24 months).
If you would like to move on to the certified levels, you will need to meet the following higher education requirements first:
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters
- For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters
For the certified residential level, you will need 50 additional hours of education plus 2500 hours of education completed in no less than 24 months. For the certified general level, you will need an additional 100 hours of education plus 3000 hours of experience (including 1500 hours of nonresidential appraisals) completed in no less than 30 months.
Tennessee Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
All Tennessee real estate appraisal licenses expire two years from their date of issuance. Within that two year period, licensees must complete 28 hours of continuing education (including the 7 hour USPAP Update course). Only 14 of the 28 hours can be completed online. OnCourse Learning has you covered for all online approved continuing education! The two 14 hour continuing education packages offered by OnCourse Learning include the USPAP Update and an elective. For advancement in your professional career, you can count on the educational solutions offered by OnCourse Learning.