Online Courses

Whether you are a busy professional looking to supplement your education, an engineer/scientist looking to pursue graduate studies or a company looking to improve your workforce, we've got you covered.

Our online courses are a convenient and a great way to increase knowledge, improve job skills and expand professional options. Check back soon to see a list of courses available for Summer and Fall 2019.

In addition to online courses, we offer a fully online M.E. degree program in engineering management. Learn more about the program here.


For Current UB Students

Contact Jim Michalowski, Director of Online and  Digital Education
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
711 O'Brian Hall
Phone: (716) 645-0956

To be assured that any course you take will count toward a degree program, prior to registration, please speak to your engineering department advisor and/or consult your departmental graduate program handbook.

For Non-UB Students

Non-UB students must first apply online. Forms are available through the departments, or through the Graduate Application site (GrAdMIT).  

Do not fill out the GrAdMIT form if you are a current UB graduate student.


Students taking online courses are billed through the university at state tuition rates.

New York State Education Department regulations

In accordance with New York State Education Department (SED) regulations, the percentage of courses taken through distance education must be less than 50% of a graduate student’s degree requirements, unless they are part of an approved SUNY degree program. Please contact your department for more details and clarification.


If you have any questions regarding online courses, please contact James Michalowski at or visit our FAQs.