Associate Candidacy

Associate Candidacy at the Appraisers Association is a pathway to becoming an Accredited or Certified Member designed to help transition graduates who have completed the Comprehensive Appraisal Studies Program (CASP) with the Appraisal Institute or the Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts with NYU School of Professional Studies as they begin their career as an appraiser and gain the experience to apply for Accredited Membership.

Associates receive a wide range of benefits, including discounts on programs and classes, our weekly e-vents newsletter, special Associates programs such as free admission to our yearly Connoisseurship Lecture Series, volunteer opportunities, pricing database subscription discounts, access to our templates, and more!

Associates are accepted on a rolling basis. The annual dues for Associates are $150 per year.  If you join in the first half of our fiscal year (July 1 - December 31) dues are $150 through June 30 of the following year. If you join in the second half of our fiscal year (January 1 - June 30), dues are $75 through June 30. Associate Membership is available for a period of up to three years, at which time Associates are encouraged to apply for Accredited Membership.


New to the Appraiser's Association?  

If you're an appraiser interested in Associate, Accredited, or Certified membership in our organization, please complete our screening application to include your current resume or CV, related professional organizations, and appraisal education. We will use this information to help determine which membership track most accurately matches your level of expertise.

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