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Professional Engineer - Pre-license Education

An applicant for registration as a professional engineer shall submit satisfactory evidence to the professional engineer section of the examing board all of the following: 

A diploma of graduation, or a certificate, from an engineering school or college approved by the professional engineer section as of satisfactory standing in an engineering course of not less than 4 years, OR;

A diploma of graduation or degree from a technical college approved by the professional engineer section as of satisfactory standing in an engineering-related course of study of not less than 2 years, AND;

For an applicant possessing a diploma or certificate from a course of study of not less than 4 years, a specific record of 4 or more years of experience in engineering work of a character satisfactory to the professional engineer section and indicating that the applicant is competent to be placed in responsible charge of engineering work. 

For an applicant possessing a diploma or degree from a course of study of not less than 2 years, a specific record of 6 or more years of experience in engineering work of a character satisfactory to the professional engineer section and indicating that the applicant is competent to be placed in responsible charge of engineering work. 

If you need a list of approved schools, or want to verify if the school you attended is ABET approved, please visit the ABET web site: www.abet.org

EDUCATION EVALUATION

All education received outside of the united States must be evaluated. The Professional Engineer Section will accept education evaluations from the Center for Professional Education Services, an affiliate of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. No other credential evaluation services will be accepted. No credit will be allowed for education submitted without an educational evaluation.

NCEES Credentials Evaluations- Forms are provided in an online format on the website at http://www.ncees.org or http://www.ncees.org/Credentials_Evaluations.php  and can be processed and payment submitted by credit card.  If the application data is not submitted online, there will be an additional fee.  Mailing address is PO Box 720010, Miami, FL 33172 and the telephone number is 800-464-7650