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Other Ways to Get Experience

Supplementary education serves two primary functions:

  • To expand upon knowledge and skills acquired through training
  • To keep abreast of new information affecting architectural practice.

Supplementary education is not designed to substitute for required training; rather, it enriches day-to-day experience. You may earn training credit through the following NCARB-recognized supplementary education activities:

  • Completing activities provided in the Emerging Professional's Companion, located at
  • Completing AIA-approved continuing education resources and programs. See the AIA Resources for more information.
  • Earning a post-professional degree in architecture after earning a professional degree in architecture from a program accredited by NAAB.