Graduate Certificates

A Cockrell School of Engineering Graduate Certificate in a career-aligned specialized topics area enables working engineers and technology specialists a cost-effective, post-graduate option to update technical skills and deepen knowledge.

Stackable graduate certificate programs provide students with the opportunity to earn a transcript-recognized, non-degree credential for completing a structured sequence of courses. These programs are specifically designed to meet identified workforce needs and to provide engineers and STEM professionals with skills and knowledge that will be useful for their lives and careers.

Semiconductor Processes and Devices Graduate Certificate

The Semiconductor Processes and Devices Graduate Certificate is designed for professionals working in the semiconductor industry wanting to increase their knowledge and skills and those seeking to transition from other technology fields into the semiconductor industry.

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Mechanical Engineering Controls Graduate Certificate

The Mechanical Engineering Controls Graduate Certificate is designed for working mechanical and petroleum engineers who want to boost their skills in the control and optimization of processes and systems and feature courses in statistical methods; modeling, simulation and control; and automatic control.

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How to Apply?

Interested participants must apply by providing a resume, transcripts, and a letter indicating why you want to pursue this certificate. For more information or if you would like to apply for the graduate certificate please contact a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please note that admission to our online graduate certificate options do not assure you of admission into the UT Austin Graduate School to pursue a graduate degree. However, if you decide to apply to an associated master’s degree program, following successful application and admission, graduate certificate coursework may be used to satisfy the requirements of a master’s degree. This creates a stackable pathway towards a degree.

Our graduate certificate programs listed below are exclusively offered online and require that students have attained a bachelor's degree. For the graduate certificate programs, students learn from the same faculty who have helped establish The University of Texas as one of the top universities in the world.