Offered through the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Telecommunications Engineering provides students with a foundation in 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 relevant to the industry.
- Credit hours: 30
- Thesis options: Two - 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.
- Other requirements:
- ECE 6035: Introduction to Computer Networks
- ECE 6550: Advanced Network Architectures
- ECE 6565: Telecommunications Security
- ECE 6575: Optical Communications Networks
- ECE 6580: Wireless Networks
- Colloquium requirement: Students must attend five seminars, workshops, or symposia sponsored by the department in order to fulfill this zero-credit requirement.
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Last updated September 7, 2016