Professional Engineers – Requirements by State

 

Alabama Professional Engineers

Alabama professional engineers are required to complete 15 PDH each year by December 31st.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Alabama State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.

Alaska Professional Engineers

Alaska’s professional engineers are required to complete 24 PDH by December 31 of odd numbered years.

A maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors

Arizona Professional Engineers

Arizona professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Arizona professional engineer licenses are renewed every three years from the original date of licensure.

Board Website: Arizona State Board of Technical Registration

Arkansas Professional Engineers

Arkansas Professional Engineers are required to complete 15 PDH every year by December 31st.

Board Website: Arkansas State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

California Professional Engineers

California professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. California professional engineer licenses are renewed every two years from the assigned renewal date.

Board Website: California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists

Colorado Professional Engineers

Colorado professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Colorado professional engineer licenses are renewed every two years from the original date of licensure.

Board Website: State Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors

Connecticut Professional Engineers

Connecticut professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Connecticut professional engineer licenses are renewed annually.

Board Website: State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

Delaware Professional Engineers

Delaware professional engineers are required to complete 24 PDH every two years. 3 PDH must be related to professional ethics (no more than 6 PDH can be related to professional ethics). No more than 9 PDH can be related to business or project management. Delaware professional engineer licenses are renewed every two years on June 30.

Board Website: Delaware Association of Professional Engineers

Florida Professional Engineers

Effective March 1, 2015 Florida Professional Engineers are required to complete 18 hours of continuing education to renew their licenses every 2 years. Of the 18 hours, 1 hour must be related to the laws and rules of professional engineers, 1 hour must relate to professional ethics, and the remaining 16 hour can relate to any topic pertinent to the practice of engineering. Click here to view our approved Florida courses.

Board Website: Florida Board of Professional Engineers

Georgia Professional Engineers

Georgia engineers must complete 30 PDH by December 31 of even numbered years.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Georgia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Hawaii Professional Engineers

Hawaii professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Hawaii professional engineer licenses are renewed every even numbered year on April 30.

Board Website: Hawaii State Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects.

Idaho Professional Engineers

Idaho requires engineers to complete 30 PDH every other year.

A maximum of 30 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Idaho Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors.

Illinois Professional Engineers

Illinois engineers are required to complete 30 PDH by November 30 of odd numbered years.

Hours cannot be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Illinois Department of Professional Registration

Indiana Professional Engineers

Indiana professional engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every two years. One PDH must be Ethics related. One PDH must be in Indiana statutes and laws. Indiana professional engineer licenses are renewed every two years on July 31.

Board Website: Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.

Note: Indiana professional engineers can take courses from PDH Academy that have been approved by the AIA. These courses contain “AIA” in their course number.

Iowa Professional Engineers

Iowa engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year ending on December 31st.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board.

Kansas Professional Engineers

Kansas engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by April 30th.

A maximum of 30 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period, except that no carry-over hours are allowed for the first reporting period.

Board Website: Kansas State Board of Technical Professionals

Kentucky Professional Engineers

Kentucky engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by June 30th.

Board Website: Kentucky Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors

Louisiana Professional Engineers

Louisiana Professional Engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year (on March 31st or September 30th). 1 PDH must be in ethics and 8 PDH must be in Life Safety Code, Building Codes and/or ADA Guidelines.

Board website: http://www.lapels.com/

Maine Professional Engineers

Maine engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year ending on December 31 of odd-numbered years.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Maine Professional Engineers Registration Board

Maryland Professional Engineers

Maryland professional engineers are required to complete 24 PDH every two years. One PDH must be on the topic of engineering ethics. Maryland professional engineer licenses are renewed every two years based on the date of original registration.

Board Website: Maryland Board for Professional Engineers

Massachusetts Professional Engineers

Massachusetts professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Massachusetts professional engineer licenses are renewed every even numbered year on June 30.

Board Website: Massachusetts Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and of Land Surveyors

Michigan Professional Engineers

Michigan professional engineers who have held a license between 12-24 months are required to complete 15 PDH for their first renewal. Michigan professional engineers who have held a license for more than 24 months are required to complete 30 PDH every two years. Michigan professional engineer licenses are renewed every even year on October 31.

Board Website: Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Minnesota Professional Engineers

Minnesota professional engineers are required to complete 24 PDH every two years. 2 PDH must be on the topic of engineering ethics. Minnesota professional engineer licenses are renewed every even year on June 30.

Board Website: Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design.

Mississippi Professional Engineers

Mississippi professional engineers are required to complete 15 PDH every year. 1 PDH must be on ethics training every two years. Mississippi professional engineer licenses are renewed every year on December 31.

Board website: Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

Missouri Professional Engineers

Missouri engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by December 31st.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Landscape Architects.

Montana Professional Engineers

Montana engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by June 30 of even-numbered years.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Montana Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Nebraska Professional Engineers

Nebraska engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by January 1st.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website:  Nebraska Board of Engineers & Architects

Nevada Professional Engineers

Nevada engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year.  The deadline is January 1 or July 1, depending on your last name.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board website: Nevada State Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors

New Hampshire Professional Engineers

New Hampshire engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year based on your month of birth and year of initial licensure.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board website: New Hampshire Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers.

New Jersey Professional Engineers

New Jersey professional engineers are required to complete 24 PDH every two years. 2 PDH must focus on the topic of professional ethics. New Jersey professional engineer licenses are renewed every two years.

Board website: New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors .

Note: New Jersey professional engineers can take courses from PDH Academy that have been approved by the AIA. These courses contain “AIA” in their course number.

New Mexico Professional Engineers

New Mexico engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by December 31st. 4 PDH must be in ethics.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: New Mexico State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

New York Professional Engineers

New York Professional Engineers are required to complete 36 hours of continuing education every 3 years. Of the 36 hours, 18 must provide for direct interaction with an instructor. The remaining 18 hours can be obtained through educational activities from a board approved sponsor. One PDH must be on the topic of engineering ethics. We are approved by the New York State Board of Engineering and Land Surveying as a continuing education provider (NY Sponsor #158).

Board Website: New York State Board of Engineering and Land Surveying

North Carolina Professional Engineers

North Carolina professional engineers are required to complete 15 PDH every year. North Carolina professional engineer licenses are renewed annually on December 31.

Board website: North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

Note: PDH Academy is not currently an approved provider for professional engineers in North Carolina.

North Dakota Professional Engineers

North Dakota engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by December 30th.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board website: North Dakota State Board of Registration for Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Ohio Professional Engineers

Ohio engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by December 31 in odd years.

Board website: Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

Oklahoma Professional Engineers

Oklahoma professional engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board website: Oklahoma State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors

Oregon Professional Engineers

Oregon professional engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board website: Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying

Pennsylvania Professional Engineers

Pennsylvania engineers are required to complete 24 PDH every other year by September of odd years.

A maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Pennsylvania State Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists

Rhode Island Professional Engineers

Rhode Island professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Rhode Island professional engineer licenses are renewed every year on June 30.

Board Website: Rhode Island State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers

South Carolina Professional Engineers

South Carolina engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by June 30th of even years.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: South Carolina Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

South Dakota Professional Engineers

South Dakota engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: South Dakota Commission of Engineering, Architectural and Land Surveying Examiners

Tennessee Professional Engineers

Tennessee engineers are required to complete 24 PDH every other year.

A maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Tennessee State Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners

Texas Professional Engineers

Texas engineers are required to complete 15 PDH every year, including 1 PDH of ethics.

A maximum of 14 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Utah Professional Engineers

Utah engineers are required to complete 24 PDH every other year by December 31 of even-numbered years.

A maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Utah Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors Licensing Board

Vermont Professional Engineers

Vermont professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Vermont professional engineer licenses are renewed every even year on July 1.

Board website: Vermont Board of Professional Engineering

Virginia Professional Engineers

Virginia engineers are required to complete 16 PDH every other year.

No hours may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board website: Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

Washington Professional Engineers

Washington professional engineers are not required to complete PDH. Washington professional engineer licenses are renewed every two years depending on the original date of licensure.

Board website: Vermont Board of Professional Engineering

West Virginia Professional Engineers

West Virginia engineers are required to complete 15 PDH every year by June 30th.

A maximum of 8 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board website: Washington State Department of Licensing

Wisconsin Professional Engineers

Wisconsin engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by July 31 of even-numbered years.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

2 PDH must be in the area of ethics and a minimum of 13 PDH must be in a classroom or webinar (interaction with an instructor).

Board Website: Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Wyoming Professional Engineers

Wyoming professional engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every other year by December 31.

A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

Board Website: Wyoming Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors