Credentialing Glossary

ASA, CEIV, AM, GC...What Does it all Mean?

The alphabet soup of abbreviations can be confusing. Before you dive into the information on obtaining a credential, lets familiarize you with what all these letters mean.  Feel free to bookmark this page so you may easily refer back to it.

AM - Accredited Member designation

ARM - Appraisal Review and Management

ASA - Accredited Senior Appraiser designation

BV - Business Valuation

CEIV - Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuation certification

FASA - Fellow, American Society of Appraisers

GC - Going Concern

GJ - Gems and Jewelry

IA - Intangible Assets

MGA - Master Gemologist Appraiser certification

MTS - Machinery and Technical Specialties

PEECP - Professional Education Equivalency Certification Program

PP - Personal Property

RP - Real Property