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The structural department of our division of a large A/E firm has 8
engineers.  We recently lost one of our designers and are down to two
from three.  The architects in charge will not allow us to hire another
structural designer unless they have a four year college degree.

What is the consensus on educational requirements for structural

My experience has been that most designers have a technical school
degree or something similar and do just fine with that.  Any supporting
information or experiences will help us make our case to the 

Thanks in advance.

Matt Steiner, P.E.
Structural Engineering Department
DMJM design
999 Town & Country Road
Orange, CA  92868
Direct - (714) 567-2566
Fax - (714) 567-2729

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