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ARE 5.0 Guidelines

The ARE 5.0 Guidelines includes an introduction to the exam, an overview of in-person and online testing options, plus five steps to completing the exam. Updated March 2021.

2016 Education Standard.

2016 Education Standard

Effective 2016, this version of the <i>NCARB Education Standard</i> is in effect through January 5, 2021. The <i>Education Standard</i> is the approximation of the requirements of a NAAB-accredited degree in architecture.

Continuing Education Guidelines

Continuing Education Guidelines

This document helps licensing boards, architects, continuing education providers, and continuing education accreditors understand the requirements of CE that qualifies as Health, Safety, and Welfare. Last updated July 2019.

Certification Guidelines

Updated July 2019. The Certification Guidelines outlines the requirements for NCARB certification for US, Canadian, and foreign architects. Last updated March 2020.

AXP Guidelines

AXP Guidelines

The AXP Guidelines is essential reading for licensure candidates, supervisors, and mentors participating in the AXP. The document includes steps to completing the program, reporting procedures, experience requirements, and more! Last updated May 2020.