Tennessee Professional Engineer – FE Exam
The Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners’ principal objective is to safeguard public health and welfare through the regulation of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture and interior design, through the administration of thorough evaluations, education, examination, licensure and disciplinary action; and also to communicate with its registrant and the public concerning the laws and standards specific to the mentioned practices.
All the necessary details for the FE Exam Study Guide, FE Exam Dates, FE Exam Costs, and locations for local FE Exam Reviews can be found in the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners website.
Board Contact Information:
|Name||John A. Cothron|
|Address||Department of Commerce and Insurance, 500 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, TN 37243-1142|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam application||$50|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam||$0|
|Fee for FE re-exam||$50|
|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 Non EAC/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
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? Engineer, 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