The Professional Right of Way Certification Program is a three-level program that begins with the Right of Way Agent (RWA) certification, progresses with the Right of Way Professional (RWP) certification and culminates with the Senior Right of Way Professional (SR/WA) designation.
Those who hold the SR/WA have achieved the most prestigious professional designation in the right of way industry through experience, education and examination. They represent the most seasoned professionals who have acquired the highest level of knowledge and expertise within all the major disciplines of the right of way industry. Together with the RWA and RWP, earning the SR/WA designation can help create employment opportunities, career advancement, salary increases and professional development growth.
New Professional Right of Way Certification Program Guide
Formal Education (Degree) Requirements, In Lieu of a Degree Options, and Right of Way Experience Requirements
Declaration of Candidacy Form
RWP and SR/WA coursework must be completed within 10 years from date the first required course for RWP and/or SR/WA was completed. For RWA, there is no time limit or expiration for the required coursework except for the ethics course (102), which expires within 5 years from the date of completion. Please see Course Expiration FAQs.
Overview of IRWA Courses
New Professional Right of Way Certification Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)