Offered as a major in a business administration diploma, your first year includes some basic business courses Through the 2 years you'll take courses that will get you ready to work in both urban and rural settings in property tax assessment, with a municipality, private industry, real estate, tax appeal agencies, mortgage lending operations and public or private appraising.
Your training will include assessment principles, computerized mass appraisal valuation of properties, farmland evaluation and property analysis.
Watch our video about the Real Estate Appraisal & Assessment major.
Graduates will also receive a Certificate in Real Property Assessment from the University of British Columbia.
As a program graduate, you'll also be granted course exemption(s) toward:
- municipal assessor designations in Alberta and Saskatchewan
- the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers
- the Canadian Residential Appraiser designation
- either of these international designations--Residential Evaluation Specialist or Certified Assessment Evaluator