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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.
 

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Purchase 10 or more hours and receive 40% off. Use Code "MAAR40".


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speaker 1Audio-visual course for computers. Requires a third party app for phones/tablets.
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Environmental


Course Sample Credit Hours Price
multimedia courseBuilding for Energy Efficiency (BSP/T/GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseCool Roofs for Warm Climates (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
   PDF courseCool Roofs for Warm Climates PDF (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseEnergy Efficient Roofs (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseEnergy Efficient Ventilation Techniques (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseEnvironmentally Safe Paints and Painting Techniques (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseRaising the Roof (GEN) (HSW) 2.00 $38.00
   PDF courseStrategies to Achieve Net-Zero Energy Homes PDF (HSW) 2.00 $38.00

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Occupant Comfort


Course Sample Credit Hours Price
multimedia courseIndoor Environmental Quality (GEN) (HSW) 3.00 $57.00
   PDF courseSound Advice for Acoustics PDF (HSW) 4.00 $76.00

The Massachusetts 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.

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.