The Mechanical Engineering Controls Certificate is designed primarily for working mechanical and petroleum engineers who deal with the control and optimization of processes and systems. Developed and led by Texas Engineering Executive Education, the Cockrell School’s professional education division, the program requires completion of nine semester credit hours of coursework and is available to degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students. The nine hours of coursework can be applied to either the petroleum engineering or mechanical engineering master's degree.

Available Courses

  • ME 381M Statistical Methods for Process Control and Manufacturing (offered in spring)
  • ME 386M Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Physical Systems (offered in summer)
  • ME 387M Introduction to Automatic Control (offered in fall)

Certificate credits may stack and be counted on your transcript, upon completion of the certificate program.

Application Requirements and Process

This program is open to engineers of all levels. Interested participants must apply by providing a resume, transcripts and a letter of interest indicating why you want to pursue this certificate. To apply or for more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Texas Engineering Executive Education graduate coordinator.