Programs

Our M.S. and Ph.D. programs are multidisciplinary and wide-ranging. We encourage prospective graduate students to explore options based on their research and academic interests and connect with program faculty advisors and coordinators as well as individual faculty members in your area of interest.

graduate aerospace engineering

Aerospace Engineering

In aerospace engineering, students have the opportunity to work in the following areas of study: aerothermodynamics and fluid dynamics; solids, structures and materials; controls, autonomy and robotics; and orbital mechanics. Our graduates go on to pursue careers as engineers, scientists, inventors, astronauts, administrators and leaders in the field of aerospace engineering.

Programs offered:

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate biomedical engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Students in the biomedical engineering graduate program grow and build interdisciplinary knowledge in areas of regenerative medicine, cellular and biomolecular biomechanics, computational simulation, imaging technologies and more, including cross-disciplinary collaborations with medical practicioners in UT's Dell Medical School.

Programs offered:

Bachelor's/Master's

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate chemical engineering

Chemical Engineering

In chemical engineering, students work alongside world-renowned faculty in a wide array of areas such as energy, process engineering, biotechnology, nanotechnology and advanced materials, helping to develop groundbreaking technologies such as glucose monitoring devices, step-and-flash imprint lithography and antibody therapies for cancer.

Program offered:

Ph.D.


graduate civil engineering

Civil Engineering

The complex problems surrounding the nexus of cities, water and energy demand that engineers have increased breadth and depth of knowledge. The civil engineering program provides students with the educational background and teamwork needed to innovate future solutions, technologies and sustainable systems. 

Programs offered:

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate electrical and computer engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and computer engineering students can choose from nine academic tracks tailored to their research area of interest, including architecture, computer systems and embedded systems; electromagnetics and acoustics; solid-state electronics; and decision, information and communications engineering.

Programs offered:

Bachelor's/Master's

Master's

Online Master's

Ph.D.


graduate engineering management

Engineering Management

The engineering management M.S. degree is designed to meet the growing demand for technical leaders who have strong engineering, science and technical backgrounds and who must demonstrate an understanding of management and financial issues. Available on-site one weekend a month with synchronous online participation options available.

Program offered:

Master's


graduate engineering mechanics

Engineering Mechanics

Students in the engineering mechanics work with faculty who have a range of expertise in experimental, theoretical and computational mechanics. Graduates of this program are equipped to solve technical problems in a variety of fields including aerospace, automotive, petroleum, manufacturing and computer engineering.

Programs offered:

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate environmental and water resources engineering

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

In environmental and water resources engineering, a broad discipline dedicated to addressing environmental issues in air, water and soil, students work in various sub-disciplines, such as water quality engineering, water resources engineering, outdoor and indoor air quality engineering, ocean engineering and hazardous waste management.

Programs offered:

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate materials science and engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Students in the materials science and engineering program study core materials subjects while also developing depth within a specific area that cuts across multiple areas of science and engineering. Research areas include nanomaterials, clean energy materials and general materials.

Programs offered:

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate mechanicalengineering

Mechanical Engineering

The mechanical engineering program educates and advances the next generation of mechanical engineering leaders, innovators who will transform energy, materials and information to meet the needs of society. Students work in areas such as manufacturing and design, acoustics, biomechanical engineering and dynamic systems and control.

Programs offered:

Master's

Online Master's

Ph.D.


graduate operations research and engineering

Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

Through coursework and research, students in operations research and industrial engineering will develop the technical, analytical and managerial skills in modeling, risk-assessment, data analytics, computational methods and many other areas necessary to succeed in a variety of fields.

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate petroleum engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Students in the petroleum engineering program join from a variety of undergraduate degrees and training that can be applied in 12 research areas spanning enhanced oil recovery, drilling and completions, geologic carbon storage, natural gas engineering and unconventional resources.

Programs offered:

Master's

Ph.D.


graduate software engineering

Software Engineering

The software engineering concentration of the electrical and computer engineering M.S. degree provides tools to deliver robust, advanced, on-time and in-budget software systems. Classes are on-site one weekend per month.

Programs offered:

Master's