State CE Requirements

This list is intended for reference purposes only. We do not guarantee that this list is completely accurate or up to date. Check with your applicable licensing agencies to determine exact requirements.

Alabama Board for Registration of Architects
(334) 242-4179
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st
Board of Education for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors
(907) 465-2550
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st odd years
Arizona Board of Technical Registration of Architects
(602) 364-4930
Total Hours Required: No State Mandated Continuing Education Requirement
Arkansas State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects & Interior Designers
(501) 682-3171
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: July 31st
California Architects Board
(916) 574-7220
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 5 Disability Access
Renewal Deadline: Last Day of Birth Month for a Licensee, odd years
Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Registrations, Licensing and Support Section
(303) 894-7800
Renewal Cycle: Biennial, Renewal
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW annual, 24 Hours per renewal cycle
Renewal Deadline: October 31, odd years
Dept of Consumer Protection – Occupational & Prof. Licensing Division
(860) 713-6100
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: No State Mandated Continuing Education Requirement
Renewal Deadline: July 31st
Division of Professional Regulation: Board of Architects
(302) 744-4500
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: January 31, even years
See Section 6.2:
Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
(877) 687-8878
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: April 30, even years
See Section 3414:
Florida Board of Architecture and Interior Design
(850) 487-1395
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 22 HSW, 2 Florida building code
Renewal Deadline: December 31st even years
Professional Licensing Boards Division
(478) 207-2440
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: June 30, odd years
Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors
(671) 646-3115
Total Hours Required: No information provided
Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects
(808) 586-3000
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: April 30th even years
Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses
(208) 334-3233
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: Licensee’s birth date
Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation
(217) 785-0820
Renewal Cycle: Biennial (even years)
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: November 30th, even years
IPLA
(317) 234-3022
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st, odd years
Iowa Architectural Board
(515) 281-4126
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 Hours
Detailed Hours Required: 24 HSW (12 HSW if registered less than 2 years)
Renewal Deadline: June 30 (Last name beginning with A-K, even years. Last name
Kansas State Board of Technical Professionals
(785) 296-3053
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 30
Detailed Hours Required: Non-HSW accepted
Renewal Deadline: June 30th odd/even year depends on last name
Kentucky Board of Architects
(859) 246-2069
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12
Detailed Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: June 30th
Louisiana Board of Architectural Examiners
(225) 925-4802
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st
State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers
(207) 624-8511
Total Hours Required: No State Mandated Continuing Education Requirement
Maryland Board of Architects
(410) 230-6261
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: Renewal date is licensure date
Massachusetts Board of Registration of Architects
(617) 727-3072
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12
Detailed Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: August 31st
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
(517) 373-1820
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: October 31st
Minnesota Board of AELSLAGID
(651) 296-2388
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Detailed Hours Required: 18 HSW + 2 Professional ethics
Renewal Deadline: June 30th, even years
Mississippi State Board of Architecture
(601) 856-4652
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW – 12 HSW per calendar year
Renewal Deadline: November 30th, odd years
Missouri Board for Architects, Prof. Engineers, Prof. Land Surveyors and Landscape Architects
(573) 751-0047
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31, odd years
Montana Board of Architects
(406) 841-2300
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st
Board of Engineers and Architects
(402) 471-2021
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW + 1 Professional Ethics in Architecture
Renewal Deadline: December 31 (Last name Beginning with A-K odd year, L-Z even
75% of the required hours must be live education. Only 25% can be web-based education
Nevada Board of Arch., Interior Design and Residential Design
(702) 486-7300
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 8 HSW (2 codes-related)
Renewal Deadline: December 31st
NH Joint Board of Licensure and Certification
(603) 271-2219
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 8 HSW, 4 SD
Renewal Deadline: Based on initial licensure date
NJ Board of Architects
(973) 504-6385
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: July 31, odd years
Board of Examiners for Architects
(505) 982-2869
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Detailed Hours Required: 24 HSW (12 HSW per calendar year)
Renewal Deadline: December 31st, odd years
New York State Education Department: Office of the Professions
(518) 474-3817
Renewal Cycle: Every 3 Years
Total Hours Required: 36, 18 of which must be live interaction either in person or
Detailed Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: Last day of the month preceding birth month
North Carolina Board of Architecture
(919) 733-9544
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: June 30th
North Dakota Board of Architecture
(701) 223-3540
Total Hours Required: No State Mandated Continuing Education Requirement
No information Available
Ohio Architects Board
(614) 466-2316
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st
Oklahoma Board of Architects, Landscape Architects and Registered Interior Designers
(405) 949-2383
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: June 30th odd years
Oregon Board of Architect Examiners
(503) 763-0662
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: July 1st
PA State Architect Licensure Board
(717) 783-3397
Total Hours Required: No State Mandated Continuing Education Requirement
Renewal Cycle: Annual for non-residents; Every 5 years for residents (from year of licensure)
Total Hours Required: 12 Hours non-residents
Detailed Hours Required: 12 HSW per calendar year
Renewal Deadline: Renewal date is licensure date
Division of Design Professionals
(401) 462-9530
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st, odd years
SC State Board of Architectural Examiners
(803) 896-4408
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 Hours
Detailed Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: June 30, odd years
South Dakota Board of Technical Professions
(605) 773-3101
Renewal Cycle: Biennial (from year of licensure)
Total Hours Required: 30 Hours
Detailed Hours Required: 20 Hours in tech subjects + 10 hours max in professional mgt
Renewal Deadline: Last day of month of initial licensure
Can submit AIA transcript with min 12 HSW per year for 24 HSW max of total required hours
Tennessee Board of Architectural & Engineering Examiners
(615) 741-3221
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 13 HSW
Renewal Deadline: Last day of licensee's birth month
Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
(512) 305-9000
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 Hours
Renewal Deadline: Last day of the month of licensee's birth month
Requirement Details 12 HSW (1 hour SD or energy efficient design + 1 hour barrier-free design + min. 8 hours structured + max. 4 hours self-directed)
Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
(801) 530-6628
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 Hours
Detailed Hours Required: 24 HSW (min. 12 HSW per year)
Renewal Deadline: May 31, even years
Vermont State Board of Architects
(802) 828-1501
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: January 31st odd years
Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
(340) 773-2226
Total Hours Required: No State Mandated Continuing Education Requirement
DPOR
(804) 367-8500
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 16
Detailed Hours Required: Non-HSW accepted
Renewal Deadline: Renewal date is licensure date
Washington State Board for Architects
(360) 664-1388
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: Licensee’s birthday
West Virginia Board of Architects
(304) 528-5825
Renewal Cycle: Annual
Total Hours Required: 12 HSW
Renewal Deadline: June 30th
Wisconsin Bureau of Business & Design Professions – Architect Section
(608) 266-2112
Renewal Cycle: Biennial (even years)
Total Hours Required: 24
Detailed Hours Required: 16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: July 31st
WY State Board of Architects & Landscape Architects
(307) 777-7788
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Total Hours Required: 24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: December 31st