Professional Engineers

Pursuant to Oklahoma Administrative Rule revisions effective November 1, 2020, applicants for Initial Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors are NOT required to file an application until such time as they have completed all education, examination, and experience requirements.

Once a candidate has completed their qualifying degree and passed the Fundamentals of Engineering or Fundamentals of Surveying, respectively, they may register directly with NCEES at to take their professional exam.

Once all of the requirements have been met (education, examination and experience), all Initial Professional Engineer applicants will be required to submit a NCEES Record as part of the application process. You may establish a record through your MYNCEES account (or create a MyNCEES account) at


The Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Pencil & Paper Exams:

Administered twice a year at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma. See the chart listed below for the testing schedule for each exam discipline.

April and October Exams April Exams October Exams
Civil Architectural Control Systems
8 hr. Structual - Vertical Forces Naval Architecture & Marine Metallurgical and Materials
8 hr. Structual - Lateral Forces    


Examinations and Cutoff Dates for Pencil & Paper Exams (Oklahoma):

April Exams October Exams
NCEES Registration Opens: 10:00 a.m. (EST) January 27, 2021 NCEES Registration Deadline – TBD
NCEES Registration Deadline – 3:00 p.m. (EST) March 4, 2021 NCEES PE Examinations - October 22, 2021
NCEES PE Examinations – April 22-23, 2021 NCEES SE Structural Component – Vertical Forces – October 22, 2021; Lateral Forces – October 23, 2021
NCEES SE Structural Component – Vertical Forces – April 22, 2021; Lateral Forces – April 23, 2021  


Computer Based Testing (CBT) PE Exams – Administered at NCEES-approved Pearson VUE Testing Centers

Administered Year-Round Single Day Testing Events - October 20, 2021
Chemical Exam Agricultural and Biological Exam
Electrical and Computer: Power Exam Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering Exam
Environmental Exam Electrical and Computer: Electronics, Controls and Communications Exam
Mechanical Exam Fire Protection Exam
  Industrial and Systems Exam
  Mining and Mineral Processing Exam
  Nuclear Exam
  Petroleum Exam


Fundementals of Engineeering (FE) Exam & Fundementals of Surveying (FS) Exam

The FE Exam and FS Exam are administered by NCEES using Computer Based Testing and are offered year-round. No prior approval of applications is required to register with NCEES for these exams. You may apply to the Board for certification as an Engineer Intern or Land Surveyor Intern following completion of your education and examination requirements at


Principles & Practice of Surveying (PS) Exam & Oklahoma Law & Surveying (OLS) Exam

  • The PS Exam is administered using CBT and is offered year-round.
  • To apply for the OLS Exam you must have your application approved by the Board in order to be admitted to sit for the exam. You should submit your application at least one month prior to the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board. 2021 OLS exam dates are: January 21, April 22, July 29 and October 28.
  • Board meeting dates are located on the homepage of

For more information about Exam guidlines and specifications, or to register for an Exam please visit


Tulsa Post Foundation Credentialing Program Applications are HERE


Oklahome site with the application forms

Link to the SAME National's Career Development Center Page

Additional Resources


Oklahoma State University Continuing Education

University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education

University of Oklahoma Continuing Education - Engineering and Geosciences

OKC Section of IEEE

Tulsa Engineering Foundation

Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers - OSPE

Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors


Questions? Contact Dan Keithline

Tulsa Post of the Society of American Military Engineers

The mission of the Society of American Military Engineers is to promote and facilitate engineering support for national security by developing and enhancing relationships and competencies among uniformed services, public and private sector engineers.