Utah State Requirements


Professional Development Hours (PDH) Requirements

Utah professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Utah Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors Licensing Board. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Hours Required30 hours biennially
Renewal DatesMarch 31 Odd Years
Course ApprovalQualified continuing professional education shall:
(a) have an identifiable clear statement of purpose and defined objective for the educational program directly related to the practice of a professional engineer, professional structural engineer, or professional land surveyor;
(b) be relevant to the licensee’s professional practice;
(c) be presented in a competent, well organized and sequential manner consistent with the stated purpose and objective of the program;
(d) be prepared and presented by individuals who are qualified by education, training and experience; and
(e) have associated with it a competent method of registration of individuals who actually completed the professional education program and records of that registration and completion are available for review.
Online CoursesOnline courses are specifically shown as accepted, provided there is a test to document that the registrant has learned the material in the course. EZpdh’s courses meet this requirement.
PDH CarryoverA maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
  1. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 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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