Texas CPC or PDH for Professional Engineers
Professional Development Hours (PDH) Requirements
Continuing education for licensed Professional Engineers in Texas

Here is a summary of the engineering continuing education requirements mandated by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.

Subject Requirement
Hours Required 15 PDH annually
Renewal Dates March 31, June 30, September 30, or December 31 based on the initial date of licensure of the Texas PE
Board Approval The Texas Board of Professional Engineers does not pre-approve providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the TBPE requirements.
Approved Content The course must have a “clear purpose and objective which will maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the licensee’s field of practice.” At least 1 PDH must be earned in professional ethics, roles and responsibilities of professional engineering, or review of the Texas Engineering Practice Act and Board Rules. A maximum of 5 PDH can be earned through self-directed study. Examples of self-directed study given by the Board include reading up on a new topic, researching a new design, or keeping up with current engineering periodicals.
Approved Activities Online courses are accepted. For Professional Engineers, there is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online continuing education.
PDH Carryover A maximum of 14 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.
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Last updated on February 9, 2016

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