MARYLAND
Engineering Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) FAQs

Continuing Education for licensed Professional Engineers in Maryland is referred to as CPC.

State Approved

How many hours of CPC are required for professional engineers in Maryland?

Engineers in Maryland are required to complete 24 PDH every two years.

When do Maryland engineers renew their license?

Engineers in Maryland renew every two years on their birthday.

Do your engineering courses qualify for credit with the state of Maryland?

No, we are currently awaiting approval from the  Maryland State Board for Professional Engineers.

What content is approved for professional engineering PDHs in Maryland?

Approved content for Category A includes technical, research, analytical, design, laws, regulations, computer hardware, software topics, standards of practice/care, PE ethics, project management, risk assessment/management, emergency disaster management. 18 credits must be related to Category A.

Approved content for Category B must focus on business or government administration, or development of traits, skills, or behavior as applied to engineering.

I have extra Maryland engineer PDHs, do they carry over?

Yes, the Maryland State Board for Professional Engineers allows a maximum of 12 PDH credits to be carried into the next renewal period.

Who stores my engineering continuing education records?

Technically each engineer is responsible for keeping track and submitting their own certificates, BUT WE STORE ALL CERTIFICATES INDEFINITELY and they can always be accessed for free. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years.

Are internet courses approved for Maryland professional engineer PDHs?

Yes, internet courses are approved by the Maryland State Board for Professional Engineers to meet all PDH requirements.

How do I renew my Maryland professional engineer license?

License renewal information can be found here https://www.dllr.state.md.us/license/pe/perenew.shtml

Who is in charge of engineer's licenses in the state of New Jersey?

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Division of Occupational Professional Licensing
500 North Calvert Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Telephone number: 410-230-6231

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