Course Catalog

Customized Training

The Center for Professional Education at UT Austin offers courses, certificate programs and workforce training designed to build individual careers and support productive and efficient work teams. 

Use the catalog below to explore our offerings.

For quick review of upcoming opportunities, you can also download this printable PDF that lists information sessions, certificate programs and courses starting in the next couple of months.


Topic Area: Business Analysis
Available For: All Audiences

The seven-course Business Analysis Certificate Program gives you the tools to investigate needs and propose solutions to problems within your organization, both crucial skills for successful project delivery and organizational change.

Topic Area: Management & Leadership
Available For: All Audiences

Taught by working professionals who are leaders in their fields, the Business Management Certificate Program will enhance your management skills with a variety of practical, skills-based learning experiences covering an array of topics. These include coaching, data analytics, emotional intelligence, project management and human resources.

Topic Area: Communication
Available For: All Audiences

Learn to communicate with poise, diplomacy and confidence. Designed for individuals interested in developing essential skills for effective writing and speaking, you will learn practical tools and techniques to help you project a positive, polished and professional image in all written and verbal interactions. This certificate program requires completion of seven courses.

Topic Area: Data & Technology
Available For: All Audiences

This three-part, 33-week program is designed to teach you the knowledge and skills you need to begin a career in cybersecurity. The curriculum is based on the belief that students learn best by doing, performing authentic work in the context of realistic tasks, with one-on-one mentorship to help guide the way.

Topic Area: Financial Planning
Available For: All Audiences

The Financial Planning Certificate Program consists of 6 core courses, each of which details a particular facet of financial planning, taught by Austin-area expert practitioners. Courses include Fundamentals of Financial PlanningInvestments, Tax Planning, Insurance and Risk Management, and more. Following the successful completion of the 6 core courses, program participants may proceed to the final course, Financial Plan Development. The capstone course requires students to complete a mock financial plan along with an oral presentation and defense of the devised plan.

Topic Area: Management & Leadership
Available For: All Audiences

This program is designed to challenge your perceptions about leadership and the values that shape it. It encourages you to think differently as you experience a variety of learning situations, in-depth discussions and valuable peer interaction. No matter your job title or career level, you will learn to use leadership skills to influence direction, achieve goals, build trust and create passion in your organization. And, significantly, you will do it your way—by creating a customized eight-course program will establish a solid foundation for your own style of leadership and catapult you to higher performance