Professional Development

Mechanical Engineering

Texas Engineering Executive Education

Many of the foremost corporations in the world come to the Cockrell School of Engineering for ongoing training and education of their workforce. To address these needs, the Cockrell School has established Texas Engineering Executive Education to develop professional education programs led by engineering faculty and leading industry experts to provide results-based programs with immediately applicable tools.

Master's Degree Programs

Texas Engineering Executive Education master’s degree programs provide results-based learning, allowing you to work smarter not harder. Our two-year programs provide the unique opportunity to obtain your degree while working full time.

  • Engineering Management: The engineering management MS degree is designed to meet the growing demand for technical leaders who have strong engineering, science and technical backgrounds, and must demonstrate an understanding of management and financial issues.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering: This online program offers an MS and is designed for engineers looking for advanced training in electrical and computer engineering platforms and technologies. Students will be given the opportunity for in-depth specialization in particular areas via different program track options. Students participate in projects that involve geographically dispersed teams and gain exposure to CEOs and thought leaders.
  • Mechanical Engineering: The new fully online MS in Mechanical Engineering program is designed with increased flexibility in mind. Industry-driven courses will prepare students to design and manufacture successful products, and simplify complex problems utilizing emerging technologies.
  • Software Engineering: The software engineering MS degree, offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, provides tools to deliver robust, advanced, on-time and in-budget software systems.

Learn more about the master's degree programs in an online, interactive information session.

Certificate Programs

Software Project Management: This program provides students with the skills needed to better deliver successful software projects that support their organizations' strategic goals. It is comprised of three online courses:

Professional Development

Specialized, in-depth training is available through our application-oriented programs in:

  • Construction & Forensics
  • Environmental & Energy
  • Engineering Business & Leadership
  • Software & Technology


Executive Director

Eric A. Roe, Ph.D. 
Direct: 512-232-5172

Professional Development Contact

RaDell Gibbs
Event Program Coordinator

Master's Degree Contact

Yoliet Vela
Graduate Coordinator

Lauren Salinas
Graduate Coordinator