Approved by the Committee on Licensure on February 1, 2023
Approved by the Public Policy and Practice Committee on March 3, 2023
Adopted by the Board of Direction on July 23, 2023
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) endorses, supports, and promotes the professional licensure of engineers with appropriate standards for education, experience, examination, continuing professional development and professional conduct to protect and advance enhance the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
Professional licensure through education, examination, experience and continuing professional development are necessary to protect and advance the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
Professional Engineers are entrusted to protect and advance the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Professional licensure of engineers is an essential requirement to achieve these objectives. The potential for weakening of licensing requirements is detrimental to the public health, safety, and welfare of the public. ASCE is committed to appropriate and consistent standards for licensure.
This policy has worldwide application
ASCE Policy Statement 130
First Approved pre-1974