Accredited Member (AM) and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in MTS

Quick Guide

Illustrative overview of the MTS accreditation process - download this for reference.


Before applying for a designation in MTS, please be sure you meet the following prerequisites:

  1. You are an approved ASA Candidate and your USPAP continuing education requirements are up-to-date;
  2. You have met the MTS discipline education requirements;
  3. You have met the college education requirement; and
  4. You have two (2) years of full-time appraisal experience for the Accredited Member (AM) designation or five (5) years of full-time appraisal experience for the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation.  2,000 hours = one (1) year of work experience.

Applying for the AM/ASA Designation

To apply for the AM or ASA designation, Candidates need to:

  1. Complete the online accreditation application;
  2. Provide proof of education (copy of degree/transcript) or if eligible, use the College Degree Equivalency Form
  3. Submit an appraisal experience log;
  4. Submit one (1) narrative, appraisal report performed in the last two (2) years - this must be an actual report that was prepared for a client; and
  5. Complete and upload the MTS Appraisal Report Checklist with your appraisal report.

*Detailed information on prerequisites, the application process, and application requirements are outlined in the MTS Guide to Professional Accreditation. Guide to Professional Accreditation.