Assessors employed in Minnesota are required to be licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Assessors. The four levels of licensure include:
CMA-Certified Minnesota Assessor
CMAS-Certified Minnesota Assessor Specialist
AMA-Accredited Minnesota Assessor
SAMA-Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessor
Extensive course work, written exams, oral exams, and the presentation of form or narrative appraisals along with required years of experience in the field must be satisfactorily accomplished by these individuals seeking licensure. Additionally, assessors must satisfy the established requirements for continuing education and pass required exams every four years to maintain their current licenses.