Mississippi Interior Design Continuing Education Requirements

Cindy Grant, Jan 24, 2020 4:02:06 PM

Mississippi State Seal Continuing EducationCertified Mississippi Interior Designers are required complete 12 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) subjects every 2 years.

  • CE Requirement:  12 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every 2 year period. All topics must qualify as Health, Safety & Welfare (HSW) subjects.
  • Renewal Date: January 31 of even years.
  • CE Reporting Cycle: Biennial - Credits must be earned between February 1 of the renewal year and January 31 of the next renewal year (for example, February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2022 for January 2022 renewal). 
  • Acceptable Coursework: The Mississippi State Board of Architecture does not pre-approve courses or providers. Courses approved by IDCEC or AIA under the HSW designation are generally acceptable. However, it is the certificate holder's responsibility to use his/her professional judgment to determine if an activity meets the Board's criteria as summarized in this post and - most importantly - as outlined on the Board website.
  • Reporting of CreditsProviders cannot report continuing education credits earned to the Mississippi Board. Certificate holders are required to attest to the completion of CE requirements as a condition of renewal. Design Arts Seminars reports credits electronically whenever possible.
  • Tracking of Credits: Records of successful completion of continuing education should be kept for at least 2 years from the date of application for certificate renewal.
  • Audit:  All interior designers certified in Mississippi are subject to audit by the Board and upon request will need to provide documentation to support the CEUs claimed at renewal.
  • Carry-over Credits: Not permitted.
  • Are you registered in another state? If so, check out the Interior Design Continuing Education Requirements. 
  • Also maintaining a professional membership? Check out the continuing education requirements for ASID and IIDA.
  • Have any questions? Post comments or questions on this blog or contact Design Arts Seminars, Inc.
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