Iowa's Mandatory Continuing Education Law

by Harrison Kane, (M.ASCE), Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242,


Serial Information: Issues in Engineering: Journal of Professional Activities, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 4, Pg. 321-327


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Since July 12, 1977 Iowa has had a law requiring continuing education as a condition of license renewal for professional engineers and land surveyors. The requirements and the results of the first year's experience are described. The impacts include a 15% decrease in the number of active registrants and a 93% increase in total attendance in continuation programs.

Subject Headings: Engineering education | Education | Licensure and certification | Land surveys | Surveys (non-geomatic) | Professional development | Laws | Iowa

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