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Oklahoma Architects

Requirements: 24 hours by June 30th odd years.  All 24 hours must be HSW related.

Courses that are registered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) are considered acceptable to the Board. All 24 hours can be taken in online courses.

Course Info:

To qualify for continuing education, the course must:

  1. include technical and practical applications which impact public health, safety and welfare and,
    A) maintain, improve, expand or enhance the quality of the existing technical knowledge;
    B) fill voids that may exist in the professional education and internship training; or
    C) develop new and relevant technical profession skills and knowledge.
  • have clear purposes and objectives;
  • be well organized, presented in a sequential manner, and provide evidence of pre-planning;
  • be presented by persons who are well-qualified by education or experience in the field being taught; and
  • provide individual participant documentation for record keeping and reporting.


Registrants may secure continuing education credit through the following types of programs and courses:

  1. attending professional or technical presentations at meetings, conventions or conferences;
  2. attending in-house programs sponsored by corporations or other organizations;
  3. successfully completing seminars, tutorials, short courses, correspondence courses, televised courses or video-taped courses;
  4. making professional or technical presentations at meetings, conventions or conferences;
  5. teaching or instructing, complying with OAC 55:10-17-6;
  6. authoring published papers, articles or books;
  7. successfully completing college or university sponsored courses; and

Subject content acceptable for purposes of architecture continuing education shall be limited to:

  1. Study of Codes including safety codes, and laws and regulations governing the practice of architecture.
  2. Environmental Issues.
  3. Design proficiency.
  4. Study within planning, engineering, interior design, construction contracting and related disciplines.
  5. Legal aspects of contracts, documents, insurance, bonds, project administration, etc.
  6. Specialization, preservation, adaptive reuse, building types) etc.
  7. Construction Documents and Services.
  8. Materials and Methods.
  9. Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical and Life Safety.
  10. Structural technology.
  11. Energy efficiency.
  12. Project administration.
  13. Professional ethics.
  14. Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines.

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Oklahoma Architect Frequently Asked Questions

I’m an AIA member. Do you report my continuing education hours to the AIA?

Yes. We report all continuing education hours to the AIA after you complete your continuing education with us, if you are an AIA member.

Do you report my results to the Oklahoma Board?

The way it works in Oklahoma, you will renew your license and check the box letting them know you completed your mandatory architect continuing education. If the board audits you, they will ask you to provide your certificates of completion for your architect continuing education courses.

Do you offer any architect continuing education training that is not online or correspondence?

We offer online and correspondence continuing education to renew your Oklahoma architect license. We do not offer any classroom continuing education courses for Oklahoma architects. We find that most students prefer to complete their continuing education online on their computer, smartphone, or tablet – or out of our course booklet.

Do you provide me with a certificate of completion when I finish your continuing education course?

Yes, all graduates of our Oklahoma architect continuing education course will receive a certificate of completion. We can either email, mail, or fax the certificate to you.

What if I still have questions about completing my Oklahoma architect continuing education courses?

No problem. Just call our continuing education specialists at (888)564-9098 or email us at .