What is Amber Book?

For most people, this course is intended to replace studying rather than initiate it (even if you study no other content).

Our curriculum was developed for you to become a licensed architect as efficiently as possible through high-quality animated videos and study materials. 

We offer 50+ hours of well-animated instruction, 500+ practice problems with detailed explanations, and 800+ digital flashcards.

  • 16,000+ enrollees

  • 500+ firms subscribed to firm licenses

  • 3,000+ positive reviews

Course Tuition

Pass the ARE with Amber Book

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Pass Rates

Enrollees who completed more than 75% of the Amber Book Course reported using Amber Book to pass their exams with an 80% pass rate compared to 
the 55% national average. 

The more of the Amber Book course you complete, 
the higher likelihood of passing your exams!


Amber Book Reviews

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40 Minutes Of Competence

a free study session every Thursday at 6 PM ET

Our weekly 40 Minutes of Competence sessions are led by Amber Book's creator, Michael Ermann, AIA. In these free Zoom calls, we tackle a practice problem, then answer your questions live.
Whether you are just getting started, in the middle of studying, or celebrating licensure, we welcome everyone to these open-to-all sessions.