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 here.  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 or Endorsement-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