Becoming an Architect

The Three E’s of Architecture

The three components of architecture licensure—Education, Experience, Examination—succinctly state the requirements to become an architect. Considering education and career options? You’ve come to the right place.

Visit to find guidance on high school course preparation, how to select a university architecture program, what it’s like to be an architecture student, and a list of U.S. architecture programs.

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