Mississippi State Requirements


Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements

Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in Mississippi

Mississippi professional engineers are required to earn 15 PDH annually. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers & Surveyors. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Hours Required15 hours annually
Renewal DatesDecember 31 every year
Course ApprovalThe Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
Course ContentAny qualifying course or activity with a clear purpose and objective which will maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the registrant’s field of practice in engineering. For all engineers, at least 1 PDH must be earned in Ethics training every two years
Online CoursesAccepted. For Professional Engineers, there is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online continuing education
PDH CarryoverA maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.Excess ethics credits may not be carried forward
  1. For dual licensees, the number of PDH units required shall be 18, at least one-third of which shall be obtained in each profession
  2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years. EZpdh helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account
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