Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering (PE EE) - Power Option

Program Description

Cal State LA’s Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Electrical Engineer (EE) test prep review course prepares the candidate for the PE EE examination with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). The 60-hour review classes are held at Cal State LA's main campus on 10 consecutive Saturdays and a few Sundays from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the late summer and into fall in preparation for the October examination. 

All PE EE classes are taught by faculty from Cal State LA’s College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology (ECST). U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges issue has ranked Cal State LA's engineering program among the nation's best undergraduate programs.

Who Should Enroll?

The PE EE course is for qualified applicants who must register and pay for the PE EE examination through NCEES. Applicants have been certified as an “Engineer-in-Training”(EIT) by passing the FE exam and have 12 or 24 months of documentable qualifying work experience.

FAQ: Engineering Certification/Licensure Requirements

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Course Topics

  • General Circuit Analysis                 
  • Circuit 2, Machines, Transformers & EM Devices  
  • Fault Analysis & General Power Engineering
  • General Power Engineering
  • Electronics I
  • Electronics II
  • National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Transmission and Distribution  
  • Power Systems Protection
  • Power Electronics

Course topics are subject to change.

Class Schedule

Coming soon.

Registration and Fees

Registration is coming soon.

The program fee for 10 weeks is $725.00


  • Farrokh Habibi-Ashrafi, Ph.D., Part-time faculty
  • Juan Castaneda, M.S., Part-time faculty
  • Adis Gharibian, M.S., Part-time faculty
  • Khosrow Rad, Ph.D., Part-time faculty
  • Lili Tabrizi, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cal State LA
  • Ara Vartanians, P.E., M.S.E.E.

Lili Tabrizi, Course Coordinator
California State University, Los Angeles

Application and Examination Resource

For more information on the applications and examinations contact:

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
280 Seneca Creek Road
Seneca, SC 29678
(800) 250-3196

Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833-2944
(866) 780-5370


For more information, please contact the College of Professional and Global Education via email or (323) 343-4915.