What kind of degree to you have to have (Assoc., Bach., etc.) to be officially considered an Engineer?
I am particularly interested in Electronic/Electrical Engineering. I am currently working doing Engineering work, but I'm hesitant to use the title "Engineer" since I don't have an Engineering degree. I currently have a Certificate of Proficiency in Electronics Engineering Technology, and am working on my Associate's. I'm just wondering how far I need to go (Bachelor's, Master's, etc) before I can officially use the title of "Engineer."
Asked By: Mike - 5/16/2007
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What you need to be considered an engineer is a minimum 4 year BS from an accredited university in an engineering discipline. A certification or Associates is not enough, and the university has to have an established engineering program... More
Answered By: ZenPenguin - 5/16/2007
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You need to have a Bachelor's Degree, and most States require that you pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam(called Engineer in Training in some States), and then pass the Public Engineer exam in order to officially call yourself an Engineer. However, if you are going to work for a corporation doing design work... More
Answered By: Chez_DeVille - 5/16/2007
I think that the most important degree is the J.O.B.--or maybe hold a few patents...
Answered By: TR - 5/16/2007
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