PacePDH.com is approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA Provider # J607) to provide online continuing education courses to architects.
Since 2003 PacePDH.com has delivered over 400,000 online continuing education hours to more than 20,000 AEC professionals nationwide.
Massachusetts Board of Registration of Architects Continuing Education Requirements
Architects registered in Massachusetts must earn a minimum of 12 credits annually, 8 of which must be in Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) topics. One hour equals one credit. Credits must be earned within the 12-month license renewal cycle; Sept. 1 through Aug. 31.This continuing education requirement has been in place since the 2003-2004 license years.
Note: Any course or program approved by the AIA, CSI or NCARB is automatically accepted by the Board. All of the courses listed below have been approved by the AIA for HSW credit.
View the Massachusetts Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Reporting, Record Keeping and Auditing
The License renewal form will have a check-off required which certifies that the renewing architect has met the CE requirements. A random audit will be performed after the renewals are received. Those selected for audit will be required to submit written documentation of their CE activities. AIA transcripts showing qualified continuing education activities will be acceptable documentation.
Purchase 10 or more hours and receive 40% off. Use Code "MAAR40".
Mandatory Courses in Your Cart
Featured Courses - New PDF Format
|Cool Roofs for Warm Climates PDF (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Sound Advice for Acoustics (LU/HSW) PDF||4.00||$76.00|
Net-Zero Energy Building
|Cost Control Strategies for Zero Energy Buildings (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Strategies to Achieve Net-Zero Energy Homes (LU/HSW)||2.00||$38.00|
|Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction (GEN)||4.00||$76.00|
|Preventing Mold in New Construction (GEN) (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Reducing Energy Costs Through Fenestration Optimization (GEN)||1.00||$19.00|
|Sound Matters - How to Achieve Acoustic Comfort in the Contemporary Office (HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Wind Mitigation Methodology - Retrofits for Existing Homes - 1 hr (WMM/GEN)(LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Wind Mitigation Methodology - Retrofits for Existing Homes - 2 hour (WMM/HMM/GEN)||2.00||$38.00|
Construction Contract Administration
|Building for Energy Efficiency (BSP/T/GEN) (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Cool Roofs for Warm Climates (GEN) (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Daylight Optimization (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Energy Efficient Roofs (GEN) (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Energy Efficient Ventilation Techniques (GEN LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Environmentally Safe Paints and Painting Techniques (GEN) (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Green Building Sustainability and Smart Growth (GEN) (LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Raising the Roof (GEN) (LU/HSW)||2.00||$38.00|
|Basic Ethics for Architects (LU/HSW)||3.00||$57.00|
|Fair Housing: A Study of Kitchens and Bathrooms (GEN) (AOA/LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Fair Housing: An in depth study of accessible routes (GEN) (AOA/LU/HSW)||1.00||$19.00|
|Fair Housing: An Overview of the Fair Housing Act (GEN) (AOA/LU/HSW)||2.00||$38.00|
|Indoor Environmental Quality (GEN) (LU/HSW)||3.00||$57.00|