Lifelong Engineering Education at the Cockrell School

For more than 45 years, the Cockrell School of Engineering has provided engineering professional development and lifelong learning opportunities for working engineers, corporate clients, alumni, and STEM professionals.

Changes Coming to the Engineering Management Degree

As new and innovative technology continues to become an integral part of our society, the need for engineers who can integrate technical expertise, business acumen, and effective interpersonal communication skills is in high demand and growing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of engineering managers is projected to continue increasing as the nation’s aging infrastructure requires expansion and repair in addition to the rise of renewable energy construction and design.

Saved By the Zoom: The Swift Shift to Remote Learning

Two years ago, in fall 2018, there were close to 3.2 million students in the U.S. enrolled in fully remote post-high school classes, representing roughly 17% of all students at that level. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic flipped this ratio, forcing the vast majority of students into virtual classrooms and bringing remote learning to the mainstream of traditional education.

Cockrell School

The Cockrell School of Engineering has launched a first-of-its-kind program in graduate education at The University of Texas at Austin that allows participants to pursue career-focused course bundles that can be applied as academic credit toward a graduate degree.

TexTalks Webinars

Texas Engineering Executive Education, PETEX®, and the Office of Research Relations have teamed up to bring the industry a new collaborative webinar series - Texas Engineering TexTalks: Advancing Industry Through Innovation.