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Professional Engineering License Renewal Continuing Education Requirements


Do our courses provide valid continuing education credit for this state? Yes

Do I have to send in evidence of completion of my continuing education credits? No

Continuing Education Personal Development Hours (PDH's): 15 PDH's required annually (30 PDH's biannually starting 2009-2010 - see below) 2 PDH in ethics required every 3 renewal periods

Renewal Date: December 31 annually

Requirements: No course preapproval required, completion of college course (1 semester hour = 15 PDH's, 1/4 hour = 10 PDH's), or completion of continuing education course (10 PDH per 1 Continuing Education Unit), or successful completion of correspondence courses, televised or videotaped courses, other short courses/tutorials (1 PDH per hour of attendance), or presenting or attending seminars, in-house courses, workshops, presentations at meetings, conventions, conferences (1 PDH per hour of development), or teaching a course for the first time (2 PDH per hour, does not apply to faculty), authoring a published paper, article, or book (10 PDH max), or active participation in professional or technical societies (1 PDH each organization, 3 max)

Renewal Exemptions: You are exempt from continuing education if: You just received your license this year, you spent over 120 consecutive days overseas in employment or military service, licensees experiencing disability, illness, or extenuating circumstances, licensees 60 years of age or older and have 20 years of professional experience

Link: http://www.pepls.state.ms.us/

Renewal Info Link: http://www.pepls.state.ms.us/WebCPCPDHLog.doc

Online Renewal Link: https://www.ms.gov/pepls/Main.do