This graduate certificate provides a broad understanding of the technologies, applications, and systems used in all forms of wireless communications.

The graduate certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.

Banner Code: VS-CERG-WIRE

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Requirements

Students must complete all requirements within a concentration.

Concentration in General (GEN)

Requirements

Core Courses
Select 9 credits from the following:9
Digital Communication Systems
Introduction to Mobile Communications Systems
Advanced Mobile Communications Systems
Satellite Communications
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Advanced Link Design
Total Credits9
Electives
Select six credits 16
Total Credits6
1

Students may earn the credits from the Telecommunications, MS emphasis areas 1, 2, and 3, including those in the mandatory course list that are not part of the 9 credits of core courses for the certificate.

Concentration in Integration and Testing (INTT)

The certificate with Integration and Testing concentration may only be pursued on a part-time basis only.

Requirements

The certificate with Integration and Testing concentration is awarded on successful completion of five graduate courses (15 credits) from the list of required courses. A cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required, at most one course with a grade of C may be applied toward the certificate, and no more than one, 3-credit graduate course in the appropriate discipline may be transferred into the certificate from an appropriately accredited program at another institute of higher learning.

ECE 542Computer Network Architectures and Protocols3
ECE 673Discrete Event Systems3
ECE 674Systems Architecture Design3
ECE 675System Integration and Arch. Evaluation3
SWE 637Software Testing3
Total Credits15

Concentration in Technologies and Applications (TECA)

Requirements

TCOM 535The TCP/IP Suite of Internet Protocols3
TCOM 555Network Management Foundations and Applications3
TCOM 631Voice Over IP3
Total Credits9
Select six credits 16
Total Credits6
1

Students may elect to take any additional 6 credits from the Telecommunications, MS emphasis areas 1, 2, and 3, including those in the mandatory course list that are not part of the 9 credits of core courses for the certificate.