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ARE 4.0 to 5.0 Conversion Calculator Available

NCARB has develop a calculator tool to help those in process with their testing under ARE 4.0 see how those credits will transfer once ARE 5.0 is implemented in 2016.

ARE Calculator


2015 Statute Changes Now Live

The Office of the Revisor has published the 2015 Statutes. Below is a direct link to the Board Statute 326.02, with the change that was made to Subd. 3 "Practice of professional engineering." That change was signed into law and made effective on August 1.

Statutes Changes


Joint Committee Meeting in October

The Rules Committee and the Credentialing Committee will meet jointly on October 9 at 8:00 AM in Suite 295.


Fall 2015 Newsletter Now Available

The newest issue of The Communicator is available for download.

The Communicator Fall 2015 Newsletter


NCARB Releases New ARE Guidelines

New Architect Registration Examination (ARE) Guidelines recently released by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) include, among other items, changes to medical accommodations and changes to language regarding test introductory times. The revised guidelines became effective July 1, 2015.

ARE Guidelines


NCARB Changes to IDP Program Effective July 1

Changes to the Intern Development Program (IDP) made by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) went into effect on July 1.

IDP Streamline


NCEES Approves Revised Approach to Education Initiative

The licensing boards that make up NCEES have voted to modify the approach to requiring additional education for initial licensure originally intended to be effective in 2020. The additional education requirement called for an engineering licensure candidate to obtain a master's degree or its equivalent before intial licensure. This latest decision means that in 2020 the NCEES Model Law and Model Rules will continue to require and engineering bachelor's degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited program to fulfill the education requirement for engineering licensure.

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