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 1||Dec. 1|
|Mechanical Engineering||July 1||Dec. 1|
|Software Engineering||July 1||Dec. 1|
M.S. or Ph.D. Graduation
Students graduating with a M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering this Spring are invited to attend the Cockrell School Commencement Ceremony.
Register here to attend the ceremony.
Deadline to have your name printed in the program is April 4.