New Hampshire RSA
II. Applicants who have the minimum of a bachelor of science degree, or the equivalent, from an ABET or other accredited 4-year institution in an engineering curriculum and more than 10 years of accumulated engineering experience under the direction of a licensed professional engineer and satisfactory to the board may apply to sit for the professional engineers examination. Such an applicant may request a waiver of the fundamentals of engineering examination.
III. Applicants with a minimum of 25 years of engineering experience of which at least 10 years shall have been in responsible charge of engineering work satisfactory to the board may apply for licensure under this section on the basis of education and experience, provided that they have successfully passed the professional engineers examination required by RSA 310-A:17.
New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules
PART Eng 303 QUALIFICATIONS OF APPLICANTS
Eng 303.01 Candidate Requirements.
licensure shall meet the requirements
Qualifications shall be determined as follows:
Applicants possessing a 4-year
Applicants possessing a 4-year
Applicants possessing a 4-year degree from non
(5) Applicants possessing a foreign degree having a favorable NCEES Credentials Evaluations which consists of transcript review only shall have 8 years engineering experience satisfactory to the board;
Applicants possessing a
Applicants possessing any degree other than
those set forth per Eng 303.01 (b) (1)-(6), or no degree, shall have 25 years of engineering experience
satisfactory to the board and shall have
successfully passed the NCEES Principles and
Practices of engineering examination.
Experience Requirements. Experience in the practice of
engineering shall be determined pursuant to
(a) Experience shall be progressive on engineering projects to indicate that it is of increasing quality and requiring greater responsibility;
(b) Only work of an engineering nature shall be credible;
Experience shall not be obtained in violation of
(d) Experience gained in the armed services, to be creditable, shall be of a character equivalent to that which would have been gained in the civilian sector doing similar work. The applicant while in the armed services shall have served in an engineering or engineering-related group;
(e) Experience shall be gained under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer or if not, an explanation shall be made showing why the experience should be considered acceptable;
(f) Teaching experience to be creditable must be of an advanced level in a college or university offering an engineering curriculum of four years or more that is accredited by the ABET accredited program;
(g) Experience gained in engineering research and design projects by members of an engineering faculty where the curriculum is of an advanced level in a college or university offering an engineering curriculum of four years or more that is accredited by the ABET accredited program shall be creditable;
(h) Successful completion of graduate study leading to the master’s degree in engineering which has followed a baccalaureate degree in engineering may be used for credit for one year’s experience. If the Ph.D. in engineering is completed under the same conditions, 2-year’s total experience shall be credited. The 2 years credit shall include the one year for the master’s degree;
(i) Experience shall not be anticipated. The experience shall have been received at the time of the application;
(j) Experience as a contractor in the execution of design by a professional engineer or in employment considered as that of supervising construction of such work shall not be considered as creditable experience; an
Experience gained in
construction to be creditable shall constitute engineering practice as
set forth in