Throughout its existence, the telecommunications industry has driven technological innovation and provided outstanding career opportunities for people with the right technical and leadership skills. New services offered through the Internet, mobility offered by wireless technology, and extreme capacity offered by fiber optics, as well as the evolution of policy and regulation, are shaping the telecommunication network of the future. RIT offers a unique program focused on telecommunications that develops the advanced level of skill and knowledge needed by future leaders in the industry
The master of science degree in telecommunications engineering technology is for individuals who seek graduate education to advance into managerial and leadership roles in a dynamic telecommunications environment. This program can be completed through either online or on-campus study.
Admission to the MS degree in telecommunications engineering technology requires:
- a baccalaureate degree in engineering technology, engineering, or a related degree from an accredited institution. Applicants with a related degree must submit two professional recommendations that address how the applicant has obtained the competencies required for the engineering technology or engineering baccalaureate degrees.
- a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B). The GRE score is recommended for those whose undergraduate grade point average is below 3.0.
Applicants from universities outside the United States must submit Graduate Record Examination scores. Applicants whose native language is other than English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of at least 570 (paper-based), 230 (computer-based), or 88-89 (Internet-based) is required. Applicants with a lower TOEFL score may be admitted conditionally and may be required to take a prescribed program in English and a reduced program course load.
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Last updated April 25, 2018