ARE Eligibility by Jurisdiction

In June 2007, NCARB’s Member Boards voted to approve an ARE timing resolution granting access to the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) prior to the completion of the Intern Development Program (IDP). Each state board must decide individually if concurrent completion of IDP and ARE will be allowed. The chart below lists the status of implementation plans for individual boards. Please contact your state board for the latest information regarding IDP and ARE timing.

Alabama The Alabama Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE. Contact the board directly for details on this option. Requests are not handled by NCARB.
Alaska The Alaska Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Arizona The Arizona Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Arkansas The Arkansas Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
California The California Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Colorado The Colorado Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Connecticut No information at this time.
Delaware The Delaware Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
District of Columbia The DC Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Florida The Florida Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Georgia The Georgia Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Guam No information at this time.
Hawaii The Hawaii Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Idaho The Idaho Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Illinois The Illinois Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Indiana The Indiana Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Iowa The Iowa Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Kansas The Kansas Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Kentucky The Kentucky Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE after completion of 235 IDP training units (1,880 training hours).**
Louisiana The Louisiana Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Maine No information at this time.
Maryland The Maryland Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Massachusetts The Massachusetts Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Michigan The Michigan Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Minnesota The Minnesota Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Mississippi The Mississippi Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE after completion of 235 IDP training units (1,880 training hours).**
Missouri The Missouri Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Montana The Montana Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Nebraska The Nebraska Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Nevada The Nevada Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
New Hampshire The New Hampshire Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE. Contact the board directly for details on this option. Requests are not handled by NCARB.
New Jersey No information at this time.
New Mexico The New Mexico Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
New York The New York Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
North Carolina The North Carolina Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE. Contact the board directly for details on this option. Requests are not handled by NCARB.
North Dakota The North Dakota Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Ohio The Ohio Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Oklahoma The Oklahoma Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Oregon The Oregon Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Puerto Rico The Puerto Rico Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE. Contact the board directly for details on this option. Requests are not processed by NCARB.
Rhode Island The Rhode Island Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
South Carolina The South Carolina Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
South Dakota The South Dakota Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Tennessee The Tennessee Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Texas The Texas Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Utah The Utah Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Vermont The Vermont Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Virgin Islands No information at this time.
Virginia The Virginia Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Washington The Washington Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
West Virginia The West Virginia Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Wisconsin The Wisconsin Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
Wyoming The Wyoming Board allows concurrent IDP and ARE.
*Contact board for information related to possible changes related to IDP and ARE sequencing.
** Prior to 1 January 2010, IDP experience was documented in training units. Eight training hours equal one training unit. Some jurisdictions may still reference training units in their requirements. 
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