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Invest In Your Career with Online Professional Education
From project management to cybersecurity to leadership, our online certificate programs teach today’s most in-demand skill-sets.

Empowering individuals & organizations to achieve their potential, goals & vision, since 1999. 

The Center for Professional Education (CPE) designs and delivers professional education and training to individuals interested in improving their professional skills, earning a credential or making a career change. Backed by the quality of UT Austin, our programs and instructors help individuals and organizations throughout Texas and around the world achieve their personal and professional goals.

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Custom Training Opportunities

The Center for Professional Education provides affordable and flexible options for team training, delivered on campus, online or on-site.

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Military & Veteran Education

The Center for Professional Education works to assist active-duty military, military spouses and veterans in utilizing their education benefits.

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On-campus Conference Center

If you need group training, we partner with the Thompson Conference Center to host a wide assortment of professional education programs and events on campus.

More Educational Programs and Services from TEXAS Extended Campus

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College Credit Courses

Earn transferable college credit from UT Austin to get ahead at work or prepare for graduate or professional school. Register for self-paced online courses at any time, from anywhere. No admission required.

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Business Foundations

Take self-paced online courses for college credit. They're perfect for busy individuals seeking a solid foundation in business concepts, from accounting and finance to business law and entrepreneurship.

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Informal Classes

Discover an unknown talent, return to a forgotten hobby or try something completely new with non-credit courses that cover everything from personal financial planning to photography.