Maryland Professional Engineer – FE Exam
The goal of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is to safeguard and empower the people of Maryland through the protection of the workers, consumers and providing a safety net as well as cultivating a flourishing workforce that is adequately qualified to meet the requirements of Maryland’s dynamic economy.
The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation ensures that people who are entering these practices must be able to meet the minimum standards of competency (including passing the Maryland PE Exam), and maintain such standards during their practice. The Board makes final licensing decisions and penalize those who violate the licensing laws.
Board Contact Information:
|Address||500 N. Calvert Street, Room 308 Baltimore, MD 21202-3651|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam application||$25|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam||$115|
|Fee for FE re-exam||$115|
|Fee for EIT certification||$15|
|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, TAC/ABET, ASAC/ABET or Non-EAC/ABET, TAC/ABET, ASAC/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 accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, programs ABET accredits as substantially equivalent, and programs accredited by accrediting bodies from countries signatory to the Washington Accord or listed in ABET publications.
Are there any programs equivalent to TAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? No
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), ACCRAO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers), and WES (World 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.