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University Extension courses are 100% online. Register at any time. No admission required.

Earn Transferable College Credit

Catch up or get ahead on your degree requirements with a variety of flexible course options. All University Extension courses award UT Austin college credit, are transferable and appear on an official college transcript.

 

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Self-Paced Online Courses

Enroll and start a course today.

Self-paced online courses are perfect for motivated and self-directed students looking to optimize flexibility without sacrificing faculty guidance. Register and start the coursework at any time, then proceed through the assignments at your own pace with feedback and grading from your instructor.

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Semester-based Online Courses

Build a more flexible class schedule.

Each semester UEX offers a variety of online courses to meet your needs for flexibility. Students complete reading assignments, watch lectures and complete online activities, with due dates and deadlines established within each learning module. You can take these classes anywhere you have internet access.

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Semester-based Campus Courses

Not being offered, currently.

If attending classes on campus is an option for you, UEX's on-campus courses may be a good fit for your busy schedule. These courses offer a traditional classroom experience and follow the university's semester calendar. They meet on the main UT Austin campus just one or two times a week.

Information On University Extension

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Open Enrollment: Simply register and take a course

  • UT Austin admission is not required to register and earn credit.
  • UT Austin students already enrolled in a degree program can take UEX courses, too.
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Flexible Options

  • Self-paced online courses can be started anytime.
  • A variety of online course formats are offered each semester.
  • Classroom courses meet on campus, generally after 5 p.m. (on-hold due to COVID-19)
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UT credit on your transcript

  • Courses are taught by UT Austin or UT Austin-approved instructors.
  • Credit is transferable and courses appear on an official university transcript.
  • UEX does not grant degrees, but courses can count towards degree programs.