North Dakota Professional Engineer Continuing Education Requirements

Continuing Education Requirements for ND PEs

The North Dakota State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors regulates the profession of engineering and continuing education requirements in North Dakota. The Board requires professional engineers to complete 30 Professional Development Hours every two years. All engineering licenses must be renewed biennially on December 31st. The maximum number of PDH credits that can be carried over into the next renewal cycle is 15. The content for continuing education courses must be technical, ethical, or administrative in nature, and it has to be related to engineering.

Listed below are the North Dakota professional engineer (PE) license renewal requirements.

No of PDH hours required 30 PDH
Renewal period December 31st depending on initial year of licensure
Provider approval The Board does not pre-approve course providers
Course content approval Up to 20 PDH must be in technical courses related to the licensee’s field of profession. The remaining 10 PDH can be in professional management or ethics courses. The technical courses must improve or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the licensee’s field of practice. Subject matter which is technical in nature and serves to safeguard life, health and property and promote the public welfare.
Maximum PDH hours to carry over 15 PDH
Online courses No limit on online courses.
State Board Website http://ndpelsboard.org/


We prepared a detailed summary and review of the North Dakota continuing education requirements (read the article).

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