:: Career Development with University Extension
Can you compete in today’s economy?
Successful workers are continually building new skills to help them stay flexible and prepared in today’s rapidly changing work world.
University Extension (UEX) offers a wide range of classroom and online courses from The University of Texas at Austin course inventory. Earn UT Austin credit, network with professors and fellow students, and expand your career options. Admission to UT Austin is not required to take UEX courses.
Advising is available year round for anyone interested in taking advantage of UEX course options.
Looking for business knowledge?
UEX offers the Business Foundations Certificate, which is ideal for working professionals looking to acquire specialized knowledge and credentials to help propel their careers forward.
Designed by UT’s prestigious McCombs School of Business, the Business Foundations Certificate provides a thorough foundation in business concepts and practices through a series of six essential courses in accounting, business law, finance, information technology, marketing, and management.
Thinking about changing careers?
UEX has several options to help you fill prerequisites and become more informed about a new career in the fields of science or health. UEX offers several biology, chemistry, math and statistics courses, both online and in the evening.
UEX semester classroom and online cohort courses begin in mid-January, early June and late August/early September. Classroom courses meet after 5 p.m. on the main UT Austin campus. Online cohort courses follow UT Austin’s semester calendar, but students and instructors interact online.
Browse our Semester Course List to get started.
For those needing more flexibility, UEX offers around 40 self-paced online classes, which can be started anytime, and taken from anywhere.
Check out our Self-paced Online Course List to learn more.
Learn about career and school preparation courses.
“I built a basic understanding of business principles through the Business Foundations program. Those courses allowed me to better evaluate whether I wanted to pursue an MBA.”
- Shrikant Kalegaonkar
Former UEX Student