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§ 3-303. License qualifications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 3. Architects (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licenses (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 3-303
§ 3-303. License qualifications
In general
(a) To qualify for a license, an applicant shall be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.
Character and reputation
(b) An applicant shall be of good character and reputation.
Education, work experience
(c)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, the applicant shall:
(i) hold a degree in architecture from:
1. a school of architecture that is located in the United States and that, within 2 years after the applicant's graduation, holds accredited status from the National Architectural Accrediting Board; or
2. a foreign school of architecture that the Board determines is comparable to an accredited school of architecture in the United States; and
(ii) have practical work experience or additional academic training in architecture that the Board considers appropriate.
(2) The Board shall exempt an applicant from the degree requirements of paragraph (1)(i) of this subsection if the applicant has practical work experience and academic training in architecture that the Board considers appropriate.
Passing examination
(d) Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle, an applicant shall pass the examination given by the Board under this subtitle.
Council licensing guidelines
(e) In addition to the other requirements of this section, the Board may require an applicant to satisfy any additional licensing requirements that the Board adopts from the licensing guidelines published by the Council.


Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989.
Formerly Art. 56, § 468.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 3-303, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 3-303
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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