Welcome to NSPE's PE Institute!


The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) is committed to creating a world where the public can be confident that engineering decisions affecting their lives are made by qualified and ethically accountable professionals. As a recognized and authoritative expert in engineering licensure, ethics, and professional practice, NSPE provides the knowledge and tools necessary to become licensed and to remain current with changes in technology, law, regulation, and engineering topics affecting society. The PE Institute serves as NSPE's premier center for continuing education for professional engineers to keep their skills relevant and learn new information to support their success in the industry. 

Back to School! WORKability Wednesdays Returns


Would colleagues consider you workable? How easy is it for you to mold, flow, and bend in today’s work environment? Is your knowledge up-to-date and relevant? NSPE's webinar series, WORKability Wednesdays, is FREE to NSPE members and covers topics impacting the industry and helps to enhance your competencies in the profession.

What Separates Good Engineers From Great Engineers (Recording Now Available)
September 28, 2022 - 2:00 pm EDT 
Dr. Thomas V Edwards, Jr, DPS

Ethical Case Insights: Lessons in Disclosure (Recording Now Available)
October 12, 2022 - 2:00 pm EDT
NSPE Board of Ethical Review
1 PDH 

Setting and Verifying Corporate Sustainability Goals Across Environmental, Social, and Governance Topics (Recording Now Available)
October 19, 2022 - 2:00 pm EDT
Christopher Geiger, P.E.
1 PDH (NY Approved)

How Blockchain Protects Public Safety: A Working Solution (Recording Now Available)
October 26, 2022 - 2:00 pm EDT
Kenneth Shultz, P.E., RCDD

Navigating the Ethical Dilemmas that Arise in Every Day Engineering Practice (Register Now)
November 16, 2022 - 2:00 pm ET
Andrew Brown, P.E., ATCS, P.L.C.
1 PDH (NY Approval Pending)

Election Recap: How Can PEs Prepare for the 2023 Legislative Session (Register Now)
November 30, 2022 - 2:00 pm ET
Travis Lowe, CAE 
Brandon Schall, Esq.
Sean Woods

Missed the Spring WORKability Wednesday Live Events? No Problem! Free Recordings & PDHs are Still Available to Members!

Spring 2022 WORKability Wednesday Webinars

If you missed the Spring Workability Wednesday live webinars, you can still view the recordings and receive PDH credit. View the Spring Workability webinar recordings here. 

• Ethical Case Insights Part I: Disclosing Standing Your Ground and Dealing with Conflicts

• The Future of Wichita's Water - The Northwest Water Treatment Facility

• Ethical Case Insights Part II: Keeping the Public Safe, Receiving Gifts, and Questioning Design Responsibility

• Amplifying the Current Infrastructure for the Imminent EV Transition

• Mapping the Seabed Using UAVs and Semi-autonomous Vessels

• Engineering: Addressing Unintended Consequences as a Professional

View the Spring 2022 presentations

FREE! The Amazing Discovery of Mason and Dixon’s Transit Instrument


This on-demand webinar is FREE to both NSPE members and non-members.

The Amazing Discovery of Mason and Dixon’s Transit Instrument 


1 PDH (NY Approved)

2022 Fifteen Free Webinars (NSPE Members Only)


The courses below are available for free to NSPE members to conveniently view from the comfort of home or the office. Viewers may earn credits by viewing the webinars and passing a quiz. Upon successful completion of each session quiz with a passing score of 70% or higher, the quiz taker will receive an attendance certificate with the appropriate credits (PDHs) earned for that session. PDHs from the NSPE free webinars are recognized by most U.S. states including Florida. (Approved for the general and ethics PDH requirements in Florida.)

Since states have varying requirements on what is accepted, NSPE has put together a chart of state continuing education requirements for professional engineers.

* indicates this particular webinar has been approved through NY Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE)

NSPE Member instructions for accessing the 15 free webinars.

Save the Date!

2023 Professional Engineers Conference

August 2–4, 2023

Location: TBA

FE, PE, and SE Exam Review and Preparation

Attaining licensure is an important step in every professional engineer's career. That's why NSPE assists licensure candidates in every way possible by evaluating a wide range of exam review and preparation courses in all media and putting them at your disposal, conveniently and economically. Get started with NSPE-endorsed products provided by PPI, A Kaplan Company

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Join the Discussion

NSPE hosts several online communities where members can connect, exchange knowledge, and ask questions of their peers. These discussion groups provide tools needed to communicate with leaders and partners in your field through the Open Forum, Women in Engineering, and Engineering and Climate Change communities.