AVA Accredited Valuation Analyst


AVA Accredited Valuation Analyst

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  • Credentials (Letters): AVA
  • Credentials (Full Name): Accredited Valuation Analyst
  • Type of Knowledge: Business valuations
  • Sponsor for Credential: National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Sponsor/Credential Website:
Program Information
  • Prerequisites: Must hold a business degree, submit three personal and three business references, and have 2 years or more of full-time or equivalent experience in business valuation and related disciplines OR have performed ten or more business valuations where the applicant’s role was significant, OR have a combination of published works on the subject and completed either a Ph.D. in finance or economics or D.B.A. from an accredited institution of higher education and having some work experience.
  • Curriculum: 5 day optional training program
  • Type of Study: Self-study
  • Estimated Completion Time: Unknown
  • Examination Requirements: 2 part exam. Part 1 is a five-hour proctored exam. Part 2 (40-60 hours) is a take-home/in-office exam that incorporates a standardized case study that requires performing a complete business valuation. Experience may be substituted for Part 2.
  • Continuing Education Requirements: 36 hours every 3 years
Investor Functions
  • Advisor Look-Up: None
  • Investor Education: None
  • Telephone: 801-486-0600
  • Email:
  • Additional Comments: Disclaimer: Since the time of this update, certification information may have been updated without our knowledge.
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