Professional Development Hour (PDH) Requirements

Minnesota engineers are required to complete 24 PDH by June 30 of even-numbered years, including 2 in the area of professional ethics.

According to the Board, continuing education must consist of learning experiences which enhance and expand the skills, knowledge, and abilities of practicing professionals to remain current and render competent professional services to the public. Practitioners may pursue technical, nontechnical, regulatory, ethical, and business practice needs for a well-rounded education provided the education directly benefits the health, safety, or welfare of the public.

The Minnesota Board does not pre-approve courses and activities; however to the best of our knowledge our courses meet the continuing education requirements outlined in MN Statute 326.107. Final discretion is up to the Board. See http://mn.gov/aelslag/conted.html for the full rules.

A maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.

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Subject Requirement
Hours Required 24 hours biennially
Renewal Dates June 30 of even-numbered years
Course Approval The Board does not pre-approve providers or specific courses.
Course Content Technical, non-technical, regulatory, ethical, and business practice activities for a well-rounded education provided the education directly benefits the health, safety, or welfare of the public. There must be a clear purpose and objective for each activity which will maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or certification or develop new and relevant skills and knowledge.

At least 2 PDH must be earned in the area of professional ethics.

Online/Correspondence There is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online or correspondence courses.

Board Website: Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design.