Board Contact Information:

Name Terrie Kocher
Phone (717) 783-7049
Fax (717) 705-5540
Address 2601 North Third Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Fee Schedule:

Fee for FE/EIT exam application $25
Fee for FE/EIT exam $150
Fee for FE re-exam $150
Fee for EIT certification $0
Fee for EIT certification by comity or transfer of EIT $0
Fee for EIT renewal $0
Frequency of EIT renewal N/A

When can I take the Engineer in Training exam? If you are enrolled in an EAC/ABET accredited engineer program, you can take the exam in your last year before graduating.

What educational programs are accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Any EAC/ABET or TAC/ABET accredited engineering program. However, further education and/or experience may be required prior to taking the PE exam if you graduate from a program other than EAC/ABET. See the Boards website for details.

Are there any programs equivalent to EAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Yes, programs ABET accredits as substantially equivalent

Are there any programs equivalent to TAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Not Specified, see Board website for details.

Does the Board accept equivalent Foreign Education? Yes, uses or requires the applicant to use a Foreign Education evaluation service to determine eligibility.

What are acceptable Foreign Evaluation systems: CPEES (Center for Professional Engineering Education Services)

When in the licensing process is an applicant required to obtain a foreign degree evaluation? Prior to taking the Engineer in Training (EIT), FE exam.

What terms are restricted in their usage in the state? Variations of “engineer” (e.g., registered engineer, licensed engineer) and Professional Engineer

How does state license Engineers? As a professional engineer, allowed to practice in his/her area(s) of competency, regardless of which discipline of the professional examination was taken for licensure

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