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The number of credits required for an engineering degree has effectively declined since 1900, while the requirements for other professions have increased. Learn more about why engineering must Raise the Bar.
Two prominent engineers – Norman Augustine and Henry Petroski – share their insights on why additional education is essential to the future of professional engineering. See other voices of support.
When state engineering licensure board representatives voted to Raise the Bar, the result was a new model licensure law that addresses the future without affecting those already with PEs.
The National Academy of Engineering doesn’t mince words when it explains why engineers will need enhanced preparation to meet society’s challenges.
Wondering how Raising the Bar would affect the future supply of engineering graduates? The experience of the accounting profession offers a clue.