Continuing Education Requirements for AR PEs
Continuing education in the State of Arkansas is regulated by the Arkansas State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors. Professional engineers in AR are required to earn 30 Professional Development Hours of continuing education during each 2-year renewal period. Engineers are allowed to carry over a maximum of 30 PDHs to the next renewal period. Odd-numbered licenses have a deadline of December 31 on odd years; even-numbered licenses have a deadline of December 31 on even years.
Listed below are the Arkansas professional engineer (PE) license renewal requirements.
|No of PDH hours required||30 PDH|
|Renewal period||Biennially by December 31st.
Even years for Licenses ending with an even number
Odd years for licenses ending with an odd number
|Provider approval||The Board does not pre-approve course providers|
|Course content approval||The course must improve, expand technical knowledge and skills related to the license holder area of practice.|
|Maximum PDH hours to carry over||15 PDH|
|Online courses||Accepted, no limits|
|State Board Website||http://www.pels.arkansas.gov/|
We prepared a detailed summary and review of the Arkansas continuing education requirements (read the article).