Distance Learning & Professional Development

Center for Advanced Engineering and Technology Education (CAETE)

The Center for Advanced Engineering and Technology Education (CAETE) is the distance learning and professional studies arm of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. CAETE provides convenient and flexible education for working professionals. Courses are delivered in the campus classroom and via the Internet to students across the country and abroad.

Academic course sequences may lead to a graduate certificate or master’s degree in the following areas:


  • Computer and Network Security
  • Embedded Systems (classroom only)
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Ethical Decision Making
  • Managing Applied Research in Technology
  • Managing Research and Development
  • Performance Excellence in Technology Management
  • Power Electronics
  • Project Management
  • Quality Systems for Product and Process Engineering
  • Six Sigma
  • Software Engineering
  • Technology Ventures and Product Management
  • Wireless Networks and Technologies


  • Aerospace Engineering, MS
  • Computer Science, ME
  • Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, ME and MS
  • Engineering Management, ME
  • Telecommunications, ME and MS

CAETE also provides access to over 100 pre-recorded courses via their virtual library. These courses are available for academic course work, or purchase by companies for in-house training.

For additional information refer to the engineering and applied science section or contact CAETE at 303-492-6331caete@colorado.edu, or caete.colorado.edu.