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Applicants must meet the qualifications as specified in Section 73-1-21 and Rule 2.2. As a summary of qualifications, you must:
  • Read the Mississippi Architectural Practice Act and the Rules and Regulations of the Board

  • Have a current NCARB Certificate (no exceptions)

  • Have a NAAB accredited degree in architecture, or have been licensed by another NCARB jurisdiction prior to 1/1/1987, or have been approved by another NCARB jurisdiction as an exam candidate prior to 1/1/1987

  • Have completed IDP or the equivalent if IDP was not available at the time you were initially licensed

  • Have successfully passed the ARE

  • Take and pass the Mississippi Jurisprudence Examination. This is an open book examination that should be printed, completed and submitted to the Board.

  • Have a license in good standing in your state of residence

  • Any firm through which you practice in Mississippi must meet the qualifications of Section 73-1-19 and Chapter 3 of the Rules and Regulations

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