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Sign up for the free information session on November 1 and learn how the Paralegal Certificate Program can help you step into a new career with confidence!

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 works with organizations of all sizes to develop flexible training solutions delivered 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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Online Certificate Programs

The Center for Professional Education offers a number of flexible, 100% online certificate programs to suit your professional learning needs.

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It's Your Career is the Center for Professional Education's blog, which provides insights, tips and tools for professionals interested in a variety of topics, including management and leadership, innovation and strategy.

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Road to Success Scholarship

Our scholarship initiative helps increase access to career-changing programs for students who might otherwise not be able to afford professional education.

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Extended Campus at UT Austin

Explore all the continuing and professional education programs offered by colleges and schools at UT Austin, from online graduate degrees and certificate programs to boot camps, seminars and conferences.

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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.