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Chair’s Corner: Easing Experience Rules for Graduate Students

Five years ago, the state’s professional licensing boards were asked to review their rules and make necessary changes to “keep Florida on a trajectory toward continued prosperity.” As part of this review, FBPE has revised its rule regarding experience equivalence that can be counted while earning a graduate engineering degree on a part-time basis while working full-time.

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Structural Engineering Recognition Program

Chair’s Corner: Changes to the FRSE Program

As of June 29, 2023, Rule 61G15-20.0011, F.A.C., has been amended to be more inclusive of professional engineers who clearly demonstrate structural engineering expertise. The most significant update is an amendment of the required post-licensure years of experience from 15 to 5 years.

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