Training is provided for both academically oriented students and students with professional goals in many business, industrial or governmental occupations requiring advanced knowledge of telecommunications, network theory and technology. A comprehensive program of evening courses is offered which enables part-time students to obtain their master’s or PhD degree or to select individual courses of interest.
Courses and research are offered in a variety of subfields of telecommunication engineering, including: fault-tolerant computing, parallel processing, digital signal processing, digital communications, modulation and coding, electromagnetic-wave propagation, fiber and integrated optics, lasers, wireless communications, mobile IP, wireless multimedia, DWDM networks, QoS assurance protocols, network design and optimization, telecommunications software, performance of systems, ad-hoc and PCS wireless networks, network security and high speed protocols.
School: Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Program: Telecommunications Engineering
Catalog page: MSTE
Degree requirements: A bachelor's in electrical engineering from an accredited engineering program
GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Test score required: Yes
Minimum revised GRE scores of 154, 156, and 4 for the verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing components, respectively, are advisable.
Letters of recommendation: Required
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Marco Tacca (TE Graduate Advisor)
Office - ECSN 3.522
Graduate Program Information
Office - ECSN 3.324
Graduates of the program seek positions such as: Telecommunications Software Engineer; Software Test Engineer and Telecommunications Network Engineer.
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.