The Catholic University of America



A Guide to Becoming a Licensed Architect

This website is for the use of students enrolled in, and recent graduates of, the School of Architecture and Planning at the Catholic Univeristy of America


Table of Contents

Cutting to the Chase: An introduction, Job postings, IDP application forms

The Basics
   - What's it all about: Life Beyond College, International Issues
   - Networking: How to get connected
   - Licensure: Licensing regulations for states in the DC area

The Three E's
   - Education: Schools of Architecture, Continuing Education,
     the NAAB Accreditation Criteria, International Students
   - Experience: The Intern Development Program, Finding a job,
     Salaries, Researching firms, International student employment,
     Laws regarding employment
   - Examination
: The ARE (Architect's Registration Exam), Study

For more information, please contact Barry Yatt, CUA's IDP Coordinator.