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Architect Education & Certifications

Required education credits and certification for licensure of Architects

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Education & Certification Requirements

Initial Licensure: 

  • Candidates possessing National Architectural Accrediting Board or Canadian Architectural Certification Board accredited professional degree in architecture shall have at least 3 years’ architectural experience under a licensed architect
  • Candidates possessing a 4 year pre-professional degree in architecture shall have at least 7 years’ architectural experience under a licensed architect
  • Candidates possessing no degree shall have at least 13 years’ architectural experience under a licensed architect

If you are unsure of any required credits for renewal, please contact OPLC Customer Support at customersupport@oplc.nh.gov.

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