Work day hours numbers are taken from the Average Time Association. Hours greatly vary depending on the company and work factors.
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(Optional) Masters: Many take an additional Masters in Architecture program, which can last up to 1 to 5 years
Most new graduates complete their training period by working at architectural firms through the Architectural Experience Program (AXP), a program run by NCARB that guides students through the internship process.
Designs structures such as houses, apartment complexes, shopping centers, office buildings, and factories. They make sure these structures will be functional, safe, economical, and suit the needs of the people who will use them.