Mandatory Continuing Education is required for architects in the following states:
  1. Alabama
  2. Alaska
  3. Arkansas
  4. Delaware
  5. Florida
  6. Georgia
  7. Hawaii
  8. Idaho
  9. Illinois
  10. Indiana
  11. Iowa
  12. Kansas
  13. Kentucky
  14. Louisiana
  15. Maryland
  16. Massachusetts
  17. Minnesota
  18. Mississippi
  19. Missouri
  20. Nebraska
  21. New Jersey
  22. New Mexico
  23. New York
  24. North Carolina
  25. Ohio
  26. Oklahoma
  27. Oregon
  28. Rhode Island
  29. South Carolina
  30. South Dakota
  31. Tennessee
  32. Texas
  33. Utah
  34. Vermont
  35. Virginia
  36. West Virginia
  37. Wyoming

AIA/CES Registered Provider, Inc./PDH Center is an AIA/CES Registered Provider (Provider #J681). Continuing education credits awarded by PDH Center through are acceptable by most state architectural boards requiring Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) for re-licensure. All of our AIA/CES registered courses comply with the guidelines and criteria established by American Institute of Architects (AIA).

If you are an architect and would like to receive AIA/CES Learning Units (LUs), you must take the courses listed under the category of "AIA/CES Registered Courses". If you are a member of AIA, you need to provide us your AIA membership number in your profile for reporting purpose.

Designation as an AIA/CES Registered Provider indicates recognition by the AIA of our courses as meeting the required standards. Many of our courses also satisfy the Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) related training requirement mandated by AIA and many state boards for architects.

As an AIA/CES Registered Provider,, Inc./PDH Center maintains records of all online continuing education activities for at least seven (7) years. Our records include the name of the attendee who satisfactorily completed the course, type of activity claimed, date of activity, instructor's name, sponsoring organization, and the PDH/LU credits earned. Copies of these records may be requested by sending emails to for audit verification purposes.

As an AIA/CES Registered Provider,, Inc./PDH Center submits monthly reports, including the names and AIA numbers of all AIA members completing the PDHonline courses and the Learning Units (LU) earned, to the AIA's Continuing Education Systems. So it may take up to 5 weeks for your Learning Units to appear on your AIA transcript.

Note: Almost all states requiring MCE accept courses offered by AIA/CES Registered Providers. Click on Details for more information.