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1800.1000 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE.

Subpart 1.

Examination requirement.

An applicant for licensure as an architect shall pass the examination as described in part 1800.1200 and satisfy the education and experience requirements in subparts 5 and 6. An applicant for licensure under part 1800.0800, item C or F, must satisfy the Minnesota licensing requirements that were in effect at the time of the applicant's original licensure in the other state.

Subp. 1a.

Admission to examination.

For admission to the examination, an applicant shall apply directly to the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and follow the procedures outlined by NCARB. The applicant must present evidence of one of the following:

A.

the applicant meets the education requirement described in subpart 5 and has enrolled in the Architectural Experience Program (AXP) described in subpart 6; or

B.

the applicant is actively participating in an architectural curriculum accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) that has been accepted into the NCARB Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) program.

Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 14 SR 2988]

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 14 SR 2988]

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 14 SR 2988]

Subp. 5.

Education requirement.

An applicant for licensure must present evidence of graduation from an architectural curriculum accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) or architectural education equivalent to an NAAB-accredited degree.

An applicant holding a degree from a foreign college or university must be granted credit toward the requirements of this subpart on the same basis as a graduate of a United States college or university if the board determines that the educational requirements for the degree are equivalent to the requirements of this subpart. The applicant shall obtain an Education Evaluation Services for Architects (EESA) evaluation report to submit with the initial application for evaluation by the board.

Subp. 6.

Experience requirement.

An applicant for licensure must present evidence of completion of the experience requirement. Qualifying credits for experience must be granted as described in items A and B.

A.

The applicant's total experience must meet the requirements for qualifying experience in subpart 7.

B.

Experience must comply with either:

(1)

the Architectural Experience Program Guidelines (AXP) published by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), July 2016, which is incorporated by reference, is available at the State Law Library and the board office, and is subject to frequent change;

(2)

the Intern Development Program Guidelines (NCARB-IDP) published by NCARB, if the candidate completed the program before June 29, 2016; or

(3)

the Minnesota Intern Development Program if the candidate began the program prior to March 1, 1997.

A candidate is responsible for establishing a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards - Architectural Experience Program (AXP) record.

Subp. 7.

Qualifying experience defined.

As used in this part, "qualifying experience" consists of value units as required to satisfy the Architectural Experience Program (AXP) requirements as defined in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards - Architectural Experience Program guidelines.

Subp. 8.

[Repealed, 21 SR 1427]

Statutory Authority:

MS s 197.4552; 326.06

History:

L 1987 c 258 s 12; 14 SR 2988; L 1989 c 246 s 2; 21 SR 1427; 25 SR 1862; 33 SR 2041; 38 SR 59; 40 SR 431; 43 SR 89; 43 SR 1301

Published Electronically:

May 13, 2019