School and Ranking Information
Six schools in the Westminster, CO area offer communications technology classes. Based on programs, student services and rankings, the following school is considered one of the top options in the area for communications technology training:
- Winner: University of Denver (DU) is the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain region. Students here can pursue a graduate certificate or a master's degree in telecommunications technology.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Denver|
|Rankings|| #88 Best National Universities (2015),
#22 Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (2015)*
|School Type||Private, non-profit|
|Full Telecommunications Technology Tuition (2014)||$27,408 (master's degree), $13,704 (certificate)***|
|Communications Technology Degrees Offered||Certificates, Master's**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||78%**|
|Noteworthy||No GMAT or GRE required for admission to telecommunications technology programs***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***University of Denver
University of Denver
- DU is a member of the Communications Technology Professionals organization in Colorado
- Information and communications technology classes are offered online and on campus
- The master's degree can be customized to fit specific career needs
At the University of Denver's College of Professional and Continuing Education Studies, working adults can pursue a variety of training options, including graduate and certificate programs. The programs are available in the evening and online, and students are encouraged to tailor some curriculum components to match their career goals. Graduate certificates and master's degrees are available in telecommunications technology. Admission requirements for both programs include a bachelor's degree.
Both the Certificate of Advanced Study in Telecommunications Technology program and the Master of Applied Science in Information and Communications Technology - Telecommunications Technology Concentration program include courses in network communications, network security and wireless networks. The master's program includes additional coursework in business and technical foundations of information technology, along with a capstone project or seminar.