Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure Statement

General Disclosure

Notice to students pursuing programs that may lead to a professional license or certification required for employment.

The following programs may lead to a professional license or certification that is required for employment. Professional licensure/certification requirements vary from state to state, which may affect a student’s ability to apply for a professional license/certification upon the completion of the program. The U.S. Department of Education regulation, 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v), requires an institution to disclose whether the program will fulfill educational requirements for licensure or certification for each state. The administrative departments that offer the programs have made the following determination regarding their curriculum.

Program Meets Does not meet A determination has not been made
Bachelor of Science Biological and Agricultural Engineering AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, DC, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Palau, U.S. Virgin Islands


We recommend students contact the appropriate state licensing agency in their state or the state where they intend to work to seek the most up-to-date information about state licensure/certification requirements before beginning the program.

In addition to the ABET accredited degree offered by this program the following requirements must be met to obtain Licensing as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

  1. A passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).
  2. A passing score on the Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam (PE) from NCEES.
  3. The Texas Ethics of Engineering Exam.
  4. A minimum of 4 years of active practice in engineering work of a character satisfactory to the Board.

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