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College of Architecture
Texas Tech University
Mail Stop 42091
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Phone 806-742-3136
Email: architecture@ttu.edu

What does it take to be a licensed Architect?

There are three (3) requirements for licensure as an Architect.

  1. You must receive an accredited degree in architecture which has been approved by the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) NAAB Website
  2. Internship with a Licensed architect(s). Complete the require Intern Development Program (IDP) Hours
  3. Successful completion of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE)

The Master of Architecture is our primary program and it is the accredited program at Texas Tech University. It includes three components (1) general architecture, (2) pre-professional and (3) professional. For descriptions of all of our programs please see the current academic catalog, or look further on our website in the [/programs/ degree programs] section.

Architect Licensing Advisor

Darrick Wade, AIA

Visiting Assistant Professor


Office: 710
Office Hours: by appointment
Phone: 806.445.1131
Office Phone: 806.834.4947
Website: http://dwadestudio.com/

Career Resources





TTU Career Center

TTU Student Career Fair

ArchWay Career Connection login for ARCH Career Fair