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. 


For Current UB Students:

Contact Jim Michalowski, Director of Graduate Enrollment Management
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
711 O'Brien 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.

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.

The pertinent SED policy is summarized here. Please contact your department for more details and clarification.


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


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