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Professional licensure in geological engineering
State/territory Meets the educational requirements for certification as an Engineer Intern/In-Training* Meets the educational requirements for licensure as a Professional Engineer?  State licensing agency Contact 
Alabama Yes Yes Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (334) 242-5568
Alaska No Certification Process** Yes Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors (907) 465-2540
Arizona Yes Yes Arizona Board of Technical Registration (602) 364-4930
Arkansas Yes Yes Arkansas State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors (501) 682-2824
California Yes Yes (PG & CEG) California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists (916) 999-3600
Colorado Yes Yes Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Professions and Occupations (303) 894-7800
Connecticut Yes Yes Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (860) 713-6100
Delaware No Certification Process** Yes Delaware Association of Professional Engineers (302) 323-4588
District of Columbia No Certification Process** Yes District of Columbia, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (202) 442-4320
Florida Yes Yes Florida Board of Professional Engineers (850) 521-0500
Georgia Yes Yes Georgia Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (844) 753-7825
Guam Yes Yes Guam Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors (671) 646-3115
Hawaii No Certification Process** Yes Hawaii Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects (808) 586-3000
Idaho Yes Yes Idaho Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors (208) 373-7210
Illinois Yes Yes State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation 1 (888) 473-4858
Indiana Yes Yes State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (317) 234-3022
Iowa Yes Yes Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board (515) 725-9022
Kansas Yes Yes Kansas State Board of Technical Professions (785) 296-3053
Kentucky Yes Yes Kentucky Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors (502) 573-2680
Louisiana Yes Yes Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board (225) 925-6291
Maine Yes Yes Maine State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers (207) 287-3236
Maryland Yes Yes Maryland Board for Professional Engineers (410) 230-6010
Massachusetts Yes Yes Massachusettes Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (617) 701-8801
Michigan No Certification Process** Yes Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (517) 241-0199
Minnesota Yes Yes Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design (651) 296-2388
Mississippi Yes Yes Mississippi Board of Licensure for Progressional Engineers and Surveyors (601) 359-6160
Missouri Yes Yes Missouri Board For Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects (573) 751-0047
Montana Yes Yes Montana Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors (406) 841-2360
Nebraska Yes Yes State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects (402) 471-2021
Nevada Yes Yes Nevada Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (775) 688-1231
New Hampshire Yes Yes New Hampshire Office of Professional Licensure and Certification, Board of Professional Engineers (603) 271-2152
New Jersey Yes Yes New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (973) 504-6460
New Mexico Yes Yes New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors (505) 476-4565
New York Yes Yes New York State Education Department (518) 474-3817, Press 1 then ext. 570 (voice)
North Carolina Yes Yes The North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (919) 791-2000 
North Dakota Yes Yes North Dakota State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (701) 258-0786
Ohio Yes Yes Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors (877) 644-6364
Oklahoma Yes Yes Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (405) 521-2874
Oregon Yes Yes Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (503) 362-2666
Pennsylvania Yes Yes Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists  (717) 783-7049
Puerto Rico Yes Yes Gobierno de Puerto Rico, Departmento de Estado (787) 722-2121
Rhode Island Yes Yes Rhode Island Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (401) 889-5487
South Carolina Yes Yes South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors (803) 896-4422
South Dakota Yes Yes South Dakota Board of Technical Professions (605) 394-2510
Tennessee Yes Yes Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners (615) 741-2241
Texas Yes Yes Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (512) 440-7723
Utah No Certification Process** Yes Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (801) 530-6628
Vermont Yes Yes Vermont Secretary of State, Office of Professional Regulation (802) 828-1505
Virgin Islands Yes Yes Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (340) 713-3522 (St. Croix)
(340) 714-3522 (St. Thomas)
Virginia Yes Yes Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (804) 367-8506
Washington Yes Yes Washington Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (360) 664-1575
West Virginia Yes Yes West Virginia Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (304) 558-3554
Wisconsin Yes Yes State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (608) 266-2112
Wyoming Yes Yes Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors (307) 777-6155

*Certification as an Engineer-in-Training/Intern is optional in many states and may not be a required step in becoming a licensed Professional Engineer. Reach out to the licensing agency of the state in which you plan to seek licensure for more information.

**As of the time of publishing, the University has determined to the best of its ability that this state does not have a certification process for Engineers-in-Training/Interns. If you intend to practice in this state, please reach out to the appropriate state agency for more information on occupational regulations.

Last updated/reviewed: 12/17/21