Approved / Accepted States

Auburn  Engineering Online Professional Development courses are approved and/or accepted by the following states. Important Note: For more information on state requirements including state issued course numbers, provided numbers and hours awarded, view the specific course. Select a state below for state specific requirements.



Alabama
Hours Required : 30 = PE and LS, 40 = DUAL PE/PLS, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:

6 PDH credits must be completed on Minimum Technical Standards for Land Surveyors every four years. The 6 hours MUST be specifically on Alabama's MTS and can not be based on another state's standards.

Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial- Odd Years
Board Website : http://www.bels.alabama.gov/

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Alaska
Hours Required : LS = 30
PE = 24, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: .-
Renewal Date
:

LS: 30 hours, biennial, Dec. 31st Odd Years

PE: 24 hours, biennial, Dec. 31st Odd Years

Website : http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/occ/pael.cfm

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Arkansas
Hours Required : 15 DUAL PE/LS = 20, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:

4 Hours must be in Minimum Technical Standards. According to the AR Board, it will accept MTS courses based on MTS standards from the following states: AK, AL, CA, FL, IN, KS, KY, MS, MO & OK.

Renewal Date
:

PE Annual Dec 31st / Dual PE/LS Annual Sept. 30th

Website : http://www.arkansas.gov/pels/

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Florida
Hours Required : LS=24 PE=8, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:
Renewal Date
: Feb 28th, Biennial Odd Years
Website

PE: http://www.fbpe.org LS: http://www.800helpfla.com/psm

Continuing education provider:

  • Professional Engineering #0004020, License #72
  • Land Surveying and Mappers #CE27

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Georgia
Hours Required : PE=30 LS=15, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:

Land surveyors must ensure that, once every five (5) years, at least six (6) PDH's in "Minimum Technical Standards" be included in their PDH's acquired.
Dual Registrants: Registrants with a dual license are required to obtain thirty (30) PDH units per renewal period. If a dual registrant exceeds the requirement in any biennial renewal period, a maximum of fifteen (15) PDH's may be carried forward into the subsequent renewal period. At least one-third (1/3) of the PDH's in a renewal period must be obtained in engineering, and one-third (1/3) in surveying. The remaining units may be in either field, at the discretion of the registrant

Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial Even Years
Website : http://www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/pels/

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Idaho
Hours Required : 30 = LS, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: The first day of the month following the month in which the Licensee was born, Biennial
Website : http://www.ipels.idaho.gov/

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Illinois
Hours Required :

30 = PE
20 = LS, AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
(for LS)
:

The professional development hours shall be in the following categories:
A) A minimum of 4 hours in the area of State of Illinois statutes and rules that regulate professional land surveyors and surveys.
B) A minimum of 2 hours in the area of professional conduct.
C) A minimum of 14 hours in the area of land surveying or related sciences.

No more than half (10) of the hours may be obtained from online courses.
Also, the 4 hours required in Illinois statutes and rules may NOT be obtained in online courses.

Renewal Date
: November 30th, Biennial | Odd Year for PE| Even year for LS
Website : http://www.idfpr.com/

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Indiana
Hours Required :

PE = 15 LS = 24, AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
(for LS)
:

For LS hours of continuing education will be granted to registered land surveyors who have successfully completed courses offered by land surveyor continuing education providers approved under 865 IAC 1-14 or specific courses from nonapproved providers that the board has approved. It is the obligation of the registered land surveyor to submit course material from unapproved providers either not more than six (6) months after taking the course or three (3) months before the end of the renewal cycle, whichever comes first.

Preapproval required Yes
Renewal Date
: Biennial - July 31st
Website : http://www.in.gov/pla//

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Iowa
Hours Required : 30 LS=30 Dual PE/LS 20 for PE and 20 for LS, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial Odd & Even Years
Website : http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/prof/engineer/home.html

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Kansas
Hours Required : 30, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: Biennial based on name; April 30th for PE and March 31 for LS.
Website : http://www.kansas.gov/ksbtp/

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Kentucky
Hours Required :

PE = 30 Biennial
LS = 16 Bienneal
AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
:

LS = 16 Bienneal
Once every 4 years, 4 hours in Standards of Practice/Ethics/Code of Conduct required and counts as part of 8 hours annual requirement.

PE = 30 hours biennial
PE = Licenses with last name beginning with L-Z, on their June 30,2010 renewal will verify compliance for calender years 2008 and 2009. For A-K, must comply with 30 hours in calender years 2009 and 2010 for June 30th, 2011 renewal. Engineers with License before 1972 are exempt from the CELL requirement provided continuously licensed and no disciplinary actions.
The Kentucky Board may award a greater number of PDHs for an Auburn courses than listed on a Certificate of Completion. The Board rounds up any time over 50 minutes to another hour. Licensees will need to contact the Board and/or refer to http://www.lrc.ky.gov/KRS/321-00/CHAPTER.HTM.

Renewal Date
:

LS = June 30. PE = June 30 Odd & Even years
Engineers with licenses before 1972 are excempt from the CEU requirements provided continuously licensed and no disciplinary actions.

Website : http://kyboels.ky.gov/

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Louisiana
Hours Required :

30 = PE, 15 = LS. 30 = Dual PE/LS [ 10 hours shall be obtained separately for each profession ]
AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
:

At least 1 PDH shall be in professional ethics. A minimum of 4 PDHs shall be earned in Minimum Technical Standards for Property Boundary Surveys in Louisiana during any 2 consecutive biennial periods.

Renewal Date
:

Varies, Biennial.
We are listed on the "Board Approved Provider List"

Website : http://www.lapels.com/sponsors.html

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Maine
Hours Required : 12 = LS, 30 = PE, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:

During the period from the date a license was initially granted by the board to the date the license is first renewed, a licensee may reduce the number of PDHs required by the following percentages:
Length of Initial Licensure Period and Percentage Reduction
0 - 12 months 100%
13 - 24 months 50%.

Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial, Odd Year = PE
Website :

For PE: http://www.maine.gov/professionalengineers/
For LS: http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professional/surveying/index.html


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Maryland
Hours Required : 24 = LS 24= PE 12=AR, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:

PE

  • Minimum of 18 PDH units in Category A programs, including a minimum of 1 PDH unit in content areas related to the standards of practice or care, laws and regulations applicable to the practice of engineering in Maryland, or professional engineering ethics; and
  • Maximum of 6 PDH units in Category B programs.

LS

  • At least 16 CPC credits must be in Category A programs; no more than 8 may be in Category B programs
  • All 24 may be in Category A programs.

AR

  • All 12 LUs must be from activities in health, safety, and welfare subjects.
Renewal Date
: Variable, Biennial
Website : http://www.dllr.state.md.us/

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Minnesota
Hours Required :

24 = PE, LS, AR, LAR
Dual PE/LS must obtain in each profession a minimum of 8 hours of total hours required, the remaining 8 hours may be obtained in either profession., AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
: -2 of the 24 PDHs must be dedicated to professional ethics
Renewal Date
: June 30th, Biennial, Even year
Website : http://www.aelslagid.state.mn.us/

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Mississippi
Hours Required :

12 = LS
15 = PE
18 = DUAL PE/LS, AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
:

Every registrant shall be required to obtain two (2) PDH units of Ethics training during three renewal periods. If a registrant exceeds two PDH units of Ethics training during the three year renewal period, two PDH units may be carried forward into the next three year renewal period. **Please Note: Land Surveyors can take any ethics course(s) for land surveyors or engineers.

Every Professional Land Surveyor registrant shall be required to obtain two PDH units of Minimum Standards training during three renewal periods. **Please Note: Land Surveyors can take any Minimum Standards course(s) from the following states: Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana.

Renewal Date
: December 31st, Annual
Website : http://www.pepls.state.ms.us/

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Missouri
Hours Required :

20 = LS
30 = PE
24 = Architects
16 = Landscape Architects, AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
:

Reporting CEU is the Responsibility of the licensee
Landscape

Renewal Date
:

December 31st, Biennial Even and Odds Years
For Architects and Landscape Architects - Effective Dec. 31, 2010

Website : http://pr.mo.gov/apelsla.asp

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Montana
Hours Required : 30 Dual PE/LS = 36 (10 PDHs in each field of practice), AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: June 30th, Biennial, Even Year
Website : http://mt.gov/dli/pel/

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Nebraska
Hours Required : 30, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:
Renewal Date
: Dec. 31st, Biennial, Based on last name, even or odd year
Website :

For LS: http://www.sso.state.ne.us/bels/
For PE: http://www.ea.state.ne.us


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Nevada
Hours Required :

30
Dual PE/LS = Minimum 10 hours earned in each profession., AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
:

4 Hours must be in Minimum Technical Standards. According to the AR Board, it will accept MTS courses based on MTS standards from the following states: AK, AL, CA, FL, IN, KS, KY, MS, MO & OK.

Renewal Date
: Varies by Last Name, Biennial, June 30 or Dec. 31
Website : http://boe.state.nv.us/

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New Hampshire
Hours Required :

30 = PE
32 = LS, AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
: PE - 10 PDHs in engineering and 10 in surveying
Renewal Date
: Varies
Website : http://www.state.nh.us/jtboard/home.htm

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New Jersey
Hours Required :

PE: 24 hours, Biennial April 30th Even Years; Courses accepted that directly and materially relate to the practice, 2 of which shall be in professional practice ethics. The amount of of credit allowed for approved correspondence and individual study programs, including taped study programs, shall be recommneded by the program provider based upon one-half the average completion time cal. by the provider... We are approved as a continuing Education Provider because we are an ABET University and approved by AIA (Rule 13:40-13.5(c)). Correspondence or distance learning courses on engineering topics where a final examination is required: one CPC credit for each hour of instruction. For Land Surveyors, 12 hours of the 27 hours must be land surveying topics and for Professional Engineers, 12 hours professional engineering topics
LS: 24 hours, Biennial April 30th April 30th Even Years; Following courses are approved for one-half the course hours listed; AIA LU Requirements - Click here

ALTA/ACSM Standards
Construction Surveying with Robotics, GPS & Machine Controls
Geodesy for Engineers and Surveyors
History of Surveying Instruments: Impact and Accuracy
History of the Government Land Office
Improving Surveying Field Procedures Using the Total Station
Professional Ethics for Land Surveyors
State Plane Coordinates
Surveying with GPS
The Art of Land Surveying
The Colonial Land System and the Building of America
The Rectangular Land System: Subdivision of Public Land
The Role Engineers and Surveyors in Geographic Information Systems
The Use of Magnetic Instruments
Understanding Boundary Law, Case Law and Principles of Surveying Law
Vertical Datums and Leveling
2007 National Readjustment of the North American Datum 1983

Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: April 30th, Biennial, Even year
Website : http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/nonmedical/pels.htm

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New Mexico
Hours Required : 30, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements :

TITLE 16 CHAPTER 39 PART 2
16.39.2.8 D
Requirements – every licensee is required to obtain 30 professional development hours (PDH) units during a biennium, at least four of which shall be in ethics. A maximum of 10 PDH units may be earned in self-directed study. If a licensee exceeds the biennial requirement in any biennial cycle, a maximum of 15 PDH units may be carried forward into the subsequent biennium. PDH units may be earned as follows: (2) successful completion of continuing education courses; (3) successful completion of correspondence, televised, videotaped, and other short courses; tutorials.

Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial, Even and Odd years
Website : http://www.sblpes.state.nm.us

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New York
Hours Required :
PE=36
Requirements
:

We are approved as a continuing Education Provider because we are an ABET University and approved by AIA. The explanation about ABET universities is given in the Q&A on the NYS Board website (see Question#17 in Q&A). They do accept our courses unless the topic is not technical and applicable to the area of license of the individual (see Question#18 in Q&A). The NYS Board does not list the ABET universities on their websites, so we are not listed on their separate provider list.

State Education Department - NYS Sponsor #9001
Professional Engineers - Contract No. T009996
Land Surveyors - Contract No. T009997
Architects - Contract No. T009998

Renewal Date
: varies by birthdate, Triennial
Website : http://www.op.nysed.gov/

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North Carolina
Hours Required : 15, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: December 31st Annual
Website : http://www.ncbels.org

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North Dakota
Hours Required : 30
For Dual PE/LS must earn a minimum of 10 hours in each profession., AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial
Website : http://www.ndpelsboard.org/

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Ohio
Hours Required : 15, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: December 31st, Annual
Website : http://www.peps.ohio.gov/

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Oklahoma
Hours Required : 30, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: Varies, Biennial
Website : http://www.pels.state.ok.us/

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Oregon
Hours Required : 30 Dual PE/LS 30 with 10 engineering and 10 surveying, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: June 30 - Biennial - Even Years
Varies by last name:
A-F 12/31 of odd years
G-K 6/30 of odd years
L-R 12/31 of even years
S-Z 6/30 of even years"
Website : http://www.osbeels.org/

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Pennsylvania
Hours Required : 24 Hours - PE & LS, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: Sept. 30 - Biennial - Odd years
Website : Click Here
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Rhode Island
Hours Required : LS only 20 Hours, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: June 30th - Odd years Biennial
Website : http://www.bdp.state.ri.us/pls/index.html

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South Carolina
Hours Required : 30 Dual PE/LS = 15 Annually with 5 for each profession, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: June 30th, Biennial - Even Years
Website : http://www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Engineers/

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South Dakota
Hours Required :

30
Dual PE/LS must obtain 10 hours in each profession., AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: Varies by original date of licensure, Biennial
Website : http://www.state.sd.us/dol/boards/engineer/

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Tennessee
Hours Required :

PE = 24 PDHs biennially/First time Registrants - 12 PDH biennially. AIA LU Requirements - Click here

LS = 15 PDH's / Only 7.5 of the required 15 PDH's can be obtaines through online or video courses.

Requirements
:

PE - No limit on the number of PDH's that can be earned through online continuing education. The Board foes not require pre-approval for providers of specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board's requirements.

LS - Ration of 1 PDH per 4 hours of online or video content.

Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial
Website :

http://www.state.tn.us/commerce/boards/ae/

http://www.tn.gov/regboards/surveyors/documents/LSnewguideslinesforcontinuingeducation-10-09.pdf


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Texas
Hours Required : PE=15, LS=12, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
:

TEXAS BOARD LAND SURVEYORS

Auburn courses are accepted based on Rule 664.5 (4)
“Programs preapproved by registration boards of other jurisdictions will be
accepted by this board at the same continuing education unit value assigned by
the other board unless such program has been specifically disallowed by this
board.”

Effective January 2011 and every year thereafter, a minimum of 3 hours of the 12 hours shall be on the Act, Rules, and/or ethics.
Auburn offers courses on ethics but not Act and Rules for Texas.

Renewal Date
: Annual: Dec. 31 for LS / Varies for PE
Website :

http://www.tbpe.state.tx.ush
ttp://www.txls.state.tx.us/


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Utah
Hours Required : 24, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: Biennial: December 31st for PE
Website : http://www.dopl.utah.gov/

Vermont
Hours Required : LS = 20, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: - Board approved courses are noted in the course description with an "Approved number issued"
Renewal Date
: Sept. 30 Even Years Biennial
Website : LS & PE - http://www.vtprofessionals.org/

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Virginia
Hours Required :

PE = 16
LS = 16, AIA LU Requirements - Click here

Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: Varies (effective 4-1-2010) Biennial
Website : For PE & LS www.dpor.virginia.gov

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Washington
Hours Required : LS = 30 Total of a two-year renewal cycle (15 PDHs per year)
PE = none, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: Board does not pre-approve providers or courses. Courses must be relevant to licensee's practice.
Renewal Date
:  Dec. 31 Biennial - Even and Odd
Website : http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/engineerslandsurveyors/

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West Virginia
Hours Required : PE = 15 Annual LS = 8, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: June 30th, Annual
Website :

For LS: http://www.lsrp.com/wv.html
For PE: http://www.pebd.org/


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Wyoming
Hours Required : 30 Dual PE/LS = 30 with 10 PDHs in each area of practice, AIA LU Requirements - Click here
Requirements
: -
Renewal Date
: December 31st, Biennial Even and Odd years
Website : http://engineersandsurveyors.wy.gov/

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