The Broadband Wireless Systems Graduate Certificate program focuses on the fundamental knowledge in wireless communications, IP networks and protocols, and telecommunications infrastructure.
Duration of Program
Meets F1 Visa Requirements
The Graduate Certificate in Broadband Wireless Systems focuses on the fundamental knowledge in wireless communications, IP networks and protocols, and telecommunications infrastructure as preparation to developing expertise into ongoing developments in mobile networking, broadband wireless communications and mobile apps. The four-course graduate certificate requires that three TSM core technical courses be taken along with a specified fourth course. With the approval of the certificate director, one of the core courses may be waived with another technical course taken in its place. The TELE 6100 course may not be waived under any circumstances. Note: MS in Telecommunication Systems Management students are not eligible for this graduate certificate.
This program meets F-1 international student status requirements
Gain specialized knowledge in broadband wireless systems to advance or change your career
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