Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering

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Program Overview

The Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering provides students with knowledge of the fundamentals of transmissions systems, computer networking, network architecture and protocols and telecommunications security protocols.

Students may also take courses on optical networking, wireless networking, cloud computing and other topics offered by the department.

Program Requirements

  • Credit hours: 30
  • Thesis options: Students who choose to complete a thesis take 24 credit hours of course work and 6 credit hours for conducting thesis research. These 6 credit hours must be taken over two terms. Students who choose the non-thesis option take 30 credit hours of course work.
  • Duration: Two years (full-time) or three years (part-time)

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Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.
  • May be offered admission with a bachelor's degree in other fields with a condition of deficiency coursework.
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA (out of a 4.0 scale) or equivalent achieved on the last 60 credit hours of coursework.
  • Successful submission of online application form, exam scores and other documents as outlined in the admissions requirements.