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License Requirements

 

Requirements for becoming licensed in North Dakota are found in the North Dakota Century Code.  An explanation of the North Dakota Century Code and the North Dakota Administrative Code is located on the “Statutes” and “Rules” tabs.  Information about the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) is available on the “ABET” tab.  Here is a summary of the requirements for examination and licensure.

 

 

Engineer Intern-Education

Experience Needed from Date of Graduation for the FE Exam-Years

ABET Accredited Engineering Degree

0

 

Non-ABET Accredited Engineering Degree

4

 

Engineering related 4 year Degree

6

 

 

 

 

Surveyor Intern-Education

Experience Needed from Date of Graduation for the FS Exam-Years

ABET Accredited Engineering or Surveying Degree

0

 

Non-ABET Accredited Engineering or Surveying Degree

0

 

Two-year Surveying or Engineering Technology Degree

2

 

No Education-time from the beginning of the experience record

4

 

 

 

Professional Engineer-Education

Experience Needed from Date of Graduation for the PE Exam or Endorsement-Years

ABET Accredited Engineering Degree

4

 

Non-ABET Accredited Engineering Degree

8

 

Engineering Related or TAC Accredited Engineering Technology Degree

12

 

No Degree-if you were an Engineer Intern prior to January 1, 2006

20

 

Professional Land Surveyor-Education

Experience Needed from Date of Graduation for the PS Exam orEndorsement-Years

ABET Accredited Engineering  or Surveying Degree

4

 

Non-ABET Accredited Engineering or Surveying Degree

4

 

Two Year Engineering Technology or Surveying Technology Degree

6

 

No Degree-time from the beginning of the experience record

8