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Telecom Schools, Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Telecommunications includes many academic disciplines, such as telecom engineering, telecom management, telecom information sciences and network communications. Students can choose among training options leading to associate's, bachelor's, and advanced degrees.

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Many community colleges currently offer telecom technician degree programs with courses that include wireless communications, digital data communications, wireless communications in business and introduction to information security.

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Schools with Telecom Programs

The schools below offer degree programs at various levels:

College/University Location Institution Type Degrees Offered Tuition & Fees (2015-2016)*
Houston Community College Houston, TX 2-year, Public Certificate, Associate's Undergraduate: $1,632 (in-district), $3,360 (in-state), $3,756 (out-of-state)
College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV 4-year, Public Certificate, Associate's Undergraduate: $2,805 (in-state), $9,450 (out-of-state)
Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX 2-year, Public Associate's Undergraduate: $1,320 (in-district), $2,064 (in-state), $4,920 (out-of-state)
American River College Sacramento, CA 2-year, Public Certificate, Associate's Undergraduate: $1,104 (in-state), $7,440 (out-of-state)
University of Maryland College Park, MD 4-year, Public Master's Graduate: $12,896 (in-state), $26,054 (out-of-state)

Source: *NCES College Navigator

School Selection Criteria

Consider the following when looking for telecom schools:

  • Prospective students should determine what aspect of telecommunications they are interested in, such as telecom engineering, network communications or telecom management, and select a program specializing in this area.
  • Students should determine the position they seek qualification for and pursue the corresponding degree level. For instance, management positions will require at least a bachelor's degree, if not a master's.
  • Consider the school's reputation and ranking within published school rankings.
  • Evaluate how much hands-on experience is made available by each program.

Students can pursue degree programs in telecommunications at various levels. These prepare applicants for work as technicians in various communications fields.

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