South Dakota Professional Engineers License Requirements

Whether you're just getting started or a seasoned pro, McKissock will help you meet the necessary professional engineers educational requirements in South Dakota that you need to become licensed.

Learn what's required for your Professional Engineers License in South Dakota

This professional engineers licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the South Dakota Board of Technical Professions. We recommend you contact the South Dakota Board of Technical Professions for more detailed information or changes.

South Dakota Professional Engineers: Blanket

South Dakota requires Engineer Professionals to complete 30 professional development hours every 24 months. 

At least 20 PDH must be in technical areas such as design; environmental analysis; programming and planning; structural systems; lateral forces; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and acoustical systems; construction methods; construction observation; site and soil analyses and design; accessibility; building codes; selection of building materials; and surveying methods and techniques. 

The remaining 10 PDH may be earned in professional management subjects, such as total quality process, computer courses, or ethics


There are no limits on the number of hours allowed to be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: South Dakota Board of Technical Professions
Phone: 6053942510
Fax: 6053942509
Address: 2040 W. Main Street, Suite 304 Rapid City, SD 57702

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