The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has achieved its stellar reputation in graduate education based on a simple formula: engage top students with top faculty, and together they create the technological knowledge needed to solve critical global problems.
As a graduate student at the Cockrell School, you become part of a longstanding tradition of excellence and success. Whether your focus is local or global, your graduate education generates opportunities for truly making a difference across every spectrum of society. The school offers a variety of graduate degree options, including weekend, dual and interdisciplinary degree programs.
|Graduate Degree Programs||MS||PhD|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering||✓||✓|
|Environmental and Water Resources Engineering||✓|
|Materials Science and Engineering||✓||✓|
|Operations Research & Industrial Engineering||✓||✓|
|Weekend and Online Graduate Degree Programs (Option III)||MS|
|Other Cockrell School-Affiliated Graduate Degree Programs||MS||PhD|
|Intercollegial: Computational Science, Engineering and Mathematics Program||✓||✓|
|Cross Institutional: Biomedical PhD (UT Austin) /MD (UT Medical Branch Galveston)||✓|
|Dual degree: Engineering / Public Affairs||✓|
|Dual degree: Mechanical Engineering / Masters of Business Administration||✓|
|Energy & Earth Resources (MA)||✓|
Graduate Application Deadlines
|Aerospace Engineering||Dec. 1||Oct. 1||Dec. 1|
|Biomedical Engineering||Dec. 1||Oct. 1||March 1|
|Chemical Engineering||Dec. 15||Oct. 1||n/a|
|Civil Engineering||Dec. 15||Sept. 1||Dec. 15|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering||Dec. 15||Dec. 15||Dec. 15|
|Engineering Mechanics||Dec. 1||Oct. 1||Dec. 1|
|Environmental and Water Resources Engineering||Dec. 15||Sept. 1||Dec. 15|
|Materials Science Engineering||Dec. 15||Oct. 1||Dec. 15|
|Mechanical Engineering||Dec. 1||Oct. 1||Dec. 1|
|Operations Research and Industrial Engineering||Dec. 1||Oct. 1||Dec. 1|
|Petroleum Engineering||Dec. 15||Sept. 1||Dec. 15|
|Weekend and Online Degree Programs
|Engineering Management||July 15||Dec. 1|
|Mechanical Engineering||July 15||Dec. 1|
|Software Engineering||July 15||Dec. 1|
Commencement for Graduate Students
Students graduating with a M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering this Fall are invited to attend the Cockrell School Commencement Ceremony.
Register here to attend the ceremony. The deadline to have your name printed in the program is November 5.