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Path to Designation – International Degrees

Individuals holding international university degrees who are interesting in pursing the Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institution (AACI™) must start the designation process by obtaining an Educational Credential Assessment from the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) or a Credential Evaluation from World Education Services (WES). Once equivalency has been verified, there are 3 possible pathways to follow, depending on the individual’s circumstances:

I Hold a Recognized Valuation Designation

Acceptance Requirements: 

  • Designated Member in Good Standing
  • Recognized University degree

Additional Requirements:

  • BUSI 111 or 112 Canadian law
    course
  • AIC Introduction to Professional Practice Seminar
  • Join AIC as Candidate
  • Work Product Review (WPR) – One (1) non-residential
    submission
  • Professional Competency
    Interview (PCI)
I Hold a Valuation Designation that AIC Does Not Recognize

Acceptance Requirements: 

  • Designated Member in Good Standing
  • Recognized University degree Confirmed by CICIC
  • AIC Program of Study less approved equivalencies as
    determined by Institute
    Admissions and Accreditation
    Committee (AAC) and/or AIC
    Education partners.

Additional Requirements:

  • AIC 101 – Introduction to the
    Appraisal Profession
  • AIC Introduction to Professional Practice Seminar
  • BUSI 111 or 112 Canadian
    law course
  • Guided Case Study (BUSI 499
    or 497)**
  • Join AIC as Candidate
  • Work Product Review (WPR)-
    Three (3) submissions
  • Min of 2 years mentored
    Applied Experience (AEP) in
    own jurisdiction or in
    Canada** Mentor to be
    approved by AAC
  • AEP written exam
  • Professional Competency
    Interview (PCI)
    **Can be waived by AAC
I Hold No (or an Incomplete) Valuation Designation

Acceptance Requirements: 

  • Recognized University degree
    Confirmed by CICIC
  • AIC Program of Study less
    approved equivalencies as
    determined by Institute
    Admissions and Accreditation
    Committee (AAC) and/or AIC
    Education partners.

Additional Requirements:

  • AIC 101 – Introduction to the
    Appraisal Profession
  • AIC Introduction to Professional Practice Seminar
  • BUSI 111 or 112 Canadian law
    course
  • Guided Case Study (BUSI 499
    or 497)
  • Join AIC as Candidate
  • Work Product Review (WPR)-
    Three (3) submissions
  • Min of 2 years mentored
    Applied Experience (AEP) in
    own jurisdiction or in Canada.
    Mentor to be approved by
    AAC
  • AEP written exam
  • Professional Competency
    Interview (PCI)

Non Canadian degrees and other types of degrees are evaluated on a case by case basis. If education was completed at a non-English speaking institution, students will be required to demonstrate proficiency in either English or French. Applicants to the program must complete the application form and submit their required documentation and applicable fees for UBC admission and transcript review. If you have any questions about your course equivalency, or to request a transcript review, please contact Yvonne Chuen or call (604) 822-8457.

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