Self Study 802: An Introduction to the Cost Approach to Value

This self study course reviews the topics of principles influencing value, the cost approach to value, computing area and volume, costing methods, and depreciation. This self study course is not AQB approved. Please check with your state or jurisdiction regarding acceptance of continuing education hours.

Students have 90 days from the date they begin the course to complete the material and take the final exam.

Cancellation Policy

  • You must cancel a course in writing and on the same day as the course purchase date. To cancel a course, please send an email to
  • If IAAO receives a cancellation request after the date of purchase, the IAAO will not issue a refund.

Technology Requirements

  • Current version of Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari on a computer running Windows 7, 8, or 10 or Mac OS 10.11+ (El Capitan).
  • If accessing the course using a mobile device, it must be a large-screen device such as an iPhone 6+ or iPad.


Student Manual - Cost Approach
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource. Review this manual thoroughly before taking the final exam. You will have 90 days upon first access of this course to complete the exam and receive credit for this course.
Final Exam
25 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  18/25 points to pass
25 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  18/25 points to pass You may take the exam as many times as you wish until you obtain a passing grade. There is no time limit on this exam.
Certificate of Achievement
10.00 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
10.00 CEU credits  |  Certificate available This certificate indicates you have completed the course, including the final exam.