Professional Development Hour (PDH) Requirements

Ohio engineers are required to complete 30 PDH every biennial renewal cycle. The expiration date is December 31 of odd-numbered years.

The state Board does not approve continuing education courses or providers. There is no limit to the number of hours that can be completed through online courses. A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period. Here is the link to view the acceptable list of qualifying activities in Ohio:

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Subject Requirement
Hours Required 30 PDH biennially
Renewal Dates December 31 in odd-numbered years for all engineers
Course Approval The Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements.
Course Content Courses must cover material which is technical, ethical, or managerial content relevant to the practice of engineering.
Online/Correspondence There is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online courses.

Board website: Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors