Mandatory Continuing Education is required for architects in the following
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
AIA/CES Registered Provider
PDH Center is an AIA/CES Registered Provider (Provider #J681).
Continuing education credits awarded by PDH Center through PDHcenter.com/PDHonline.org
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.
as an AIA/CES Registered Provider indicates recognition by the
AIA of our online courses as meeting the required standards. Many of
our online courses also satisfy the Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW)
related training requirement mandated by AIA and many state boards for
As an AIA/CES Registered Provider,
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
for audit verification purposes.
AIA/CES Registered Provider, 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
Records office in Oklahoma. Because Learning Units are entered into a database manually by AIA staff, it will take approximately 8 weeks for your Learning Units to appear on your AIA transcript.
all states requiring MCE accept courses offered by AIA/CES Registered
Providers. Click on Details
for more information.