FE | Engineer Intern | Experience | PE/SE
The requirements for initial licensure as a professional engineer in Nebraska are:
- A degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited engineering program OR meeting the NCEES Engineering Education Standard;
- Passage of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) and the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE), including the Structural Engineering (SE) exam;
- Four years of progressive engineering experience after a four-year engineering program or equivalent; and
- Passage of an exam on the Nebraska E&A Act and Board's Rules and Regulations.
Educational Debt Reimbursement Request
Nebraska engineering graduates who have passed the FE Exam may qualify for a $50 reimbursement from the Board if they meet the following requirements:
- Graduated from an EAC/ABET-accredited engineering program in Nebraska,
- Passed the FE Exam on the first attempt, no later than nine months of graduation, and
- Have qualifying educational debt. Qualifying education debt is defined as any government or commercial loans obtained by a student for post-secondary education, tuition, other educational expenses, or reasonable living expenses, as determined by the Board.
To request reimbursement:
- Complete the Engineering Education Reimbursement Request form and send the completed form to the Board.
- Request a copy of your official transcript be sent directly to the Board's office from the granting institution. Electronic transcripts may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Master/Doctorate graduates from the University of Nebraska, will need to request their graduate transcript from Lincoln, even if the program was offered wholly in Omaha.
- Your request and transcript must be received within twelve months of graduation from the EAC/ABET-accredited engineering program.
Allow six-eight weeks for processing. Reimbursement will be in the form of a check from the State of Nebraska.