Architecture as a career

Considering a career in architecture? If you tend to notice details about buildings, get excited about the many possible uses of space, and find yourself fascinated with interior design, the field of architecture might be right where you belong.

You can learn more about what the job entails, post-secondary requirements, working conditions, and salary ranges on the Government of Alberta Occupational Profiles website. It offers career information on becoming an architect , landscape architect, and architectural technologist.

In order to practice in Alberta, you must register with the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) or work under a registered architect. The Canadian Architectural Certification Board is responsible for certifying applicant’s credentials. Once registered, you can continue professional development through the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) continuing education program.


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