Pennsylvania State Requirements

PennsylvaniaPennsylvania professional engineers are required to earn 24 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. courses are accepted by the Pennsylvania State Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Hours Required24 hours biennially
Renewal DatesSeptember 30 Odd Years
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 ContentTechnical, ethical, or managerial content relevant to the practice of engineering
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 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
  1. Dual licensees must complete the 24 PDH requirement for each profession. However, if a course is applicable to more than one profession, it can be applied to the PDH requirements of each
  2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 5 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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