IRWA offers certification in four right of way disciplines, plus the Uniform Act and the Appraisal Cross Certification. Right of Way certification is granted to candidates who have achieved professional status through experience, education and examination in a specific discipline.

IRWA stands for the highest standard of excellence. As such, its certification and designation path is a rigorous process that will work to differentiate you from other professionals. Our high standards have enabled us to create a distinction that is universally respected by customers, businesses and colleagues across most disciplines.

Earning a Certification will help boost opportunities and salary potential. Certifications expand employment opportunities, increases salary potential, boosts chances for career advancement and demonstrates professional commitment.



Credentialing demonstrates a specialized industry based knowledge and skill set as well as a commitment to professional development and performance excellence. IRWA offers a curriculum pathway of progressive credentialing options for infrastructure professionals.

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Edcuation and Events

Education & Events

Billions of dollars are spent annually in the acquisition, management, and transfer of rights of way. With the technical skills required for proficiency in this complex activity, IRWA's specialized education and training programs provide an essential foundation for right of way professionals in all right of way disciplines: negotiation and acquisition, management, appraisal, relocation assistance, environmental, asset/property management, real estate law, engineering and surveying. Review the descriptions of the courses currently available, in the classroom and online.