About us

As a top-10-ranked engineering school with the No. 1 program in Texas, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has been a global leader in technology advancement and engineering education for over a century. Texas Engineering Executive Education, the school’s professional development division, provides working engineers with top-tier continuing and professional education and real-world training that accelerates career development and strengthens companies. Our executive master’s degree programs, professional development programs, and custom on-site courses for companies are led by Cockrell School faculty members and industry experts to deliver results-based programs with immediately applicable tools.

Our Mission and Vision

We dedicate ourselves to providing engineering education and training that makes a profound difference in people’s lives and careers. Our vision is to be the best source of professional engineering education. Our mission is to provide continuing value to professionals and the university through top-tier engineering education.

The Coolest City in the Country

Situated in the heart of Austin —named “America’s Coolest City” by Expedia and “The Best Place to Livein the U.S.” by U.S. News and World Report —the Cockrell School is an engine for the city’s evolution as a tech powerhouse and embodies the city’s innovative spirit. Major companies with Austin campuses, such as Dell, National Instruments, Apple, IBM, Samsung, Google and many others, continue to recruit Cockrell School students at a remarkable rate, launching thousands of successful careers and developing Texas Engineers into industry leaders.