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5 Steps to Becoming an Architect

5 Steps to Becoming an Architect

Steve Berman | Art Bistro

Step Four: Pass The Test

After earning a degree and fulfilling internship requirements, you can become eligible through your state architectural registration board to take the Architecture Registration Examination (ARE).

You need to pass all seven sections of the ARE in order to pass the exam in full. The sections are as follows: Programming Planning & Practice, Site Planning & Design, Building Design & Construction Systems, Structural Systems, Building Systems, Construction Documents & Services and Schematic Design.

Once you have received your Authorization to Test letter, you can schedule an appointment to take the exam at a Prometric testing center. Each division of the exam costs $210 to take, and all divisions must be completed within five years.

Step 5: Get Licensed/Certified;


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