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 (government and commercial loans obtained by the student for postsecondary education tuition, other educational expenses, and 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 email@example.com. 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.