University of Colorado - Boulder

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Interdisciplinary Telecommunications



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Telecommunications

Format: Online

Program Description:

Expand your career by mastering not only the latest telecom technologies, but also the business skills and law and policy knowledge essential to achieving success in today’s world. Within the Interdisciplinary Telecom Program, you can develop expertise in leading-edge specialties such as networking, wireless, security, policy, and energy—and gain hands-on experience in our world-class labs.

Take individual graduate courses or pursue a certificate (12 credits) or Master of Science degree in Telecommunications (link is external) (34 credits).

Areas of focus include:

  • Network Engineering
  • Network Security
  • Wireless Networking
  • Telecom Policy

Please note, due to the nature of these courses, some tracks cannot be completed entirely via distance. The courses designated "Classroom Only" must be taken in-class on the CU-Boulder campus.

If you are interested in combining MS in Telecommunications with a Juris Doctor, BS in Information Management, MBA, or ME in Engineering Management, check out the Dual Degree page for more information


The University of Colorado is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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