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Master’s Concentration

Telecommunications Technology

Be prepared to meet the challenges that come with the explosion of wireless data traffic due to the rapid increase of mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) and their impact on the emergence of 5G networks. You’ll gain practical insight into the leading standards and protocols and evaluate emerging telecommunications technologies, wireless networks and services and the convergence of voice, data, and multimedia services on global IP networks.

At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 17

Term Length
10 Weeks

Master's Degree
Tuition
$38,688

Format
Evening or Online

Admission
No GRE or GMAT

Time
As few as 18 months

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Skills You’ll Learn

Create plans to manage global telecommunica-tions projects

Evaluate next generation wireless networks and services
Analyze current and emerging technologies in the telecommunications industry.

Curriculum

Master of Science in Information and Communications Technology with a concentration in Telecommunications Technology requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).

4

Core Courses

4

Concentration
Courses

4

Elective Courses

Core Courses

Learn the scope of activity, historical development, and future direction of the industry. These courses provide a foundation that you’ll draw on throughout your concentration and elective courses. The capstone serves as the culminating academic experience in which you’ll explore a problem of practice in your field of study.

ICT 4000 ICT Business Essentials for Technology Leaders
ICT 4001 Technology Leadership
ICT 4005 ICT Technical Essentials
ICT 4901 Capstone Project
OR
ICT 4902 Capstone Seminar
Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

ICT 4800 Network Communications and the Internet
ICT 4820 Advanced Network Technologies
ICT 4830 Broadband Wireless Networks
ICT 4840 Next Generation Wireless Networks and Services
Elective Courses

Popular electives for students in the Information and Communications Technology program include:

ICT 4010 Enterprise Architecture
ICT 4015 Managing Technology For Strategic Value
ICT 4020 Business Forecasting and Planning
ICT 4045
Information Technology Service Assurance
ICT 4100 Principles of Project Management
GIS 4101 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
ICT 4155 Strategic Alliances in the Technology Sector
ICT 4200 Cybersecurity Foundations
ICT 4300 Web Enabled Information Systems
ICT 4370 Python Programming
ICT 4400 Database Administration
ICT 4405 Database Design and Implementation
ICT 4410 Data Warehousing Design
GIS 4520 GIS in Telecommunications
ICT 4605 Principles of Information Security
ICT 4610 TCP/IP Networks
ICT 4685 Cloud and Internet Law
ICT 4815 Managing Global Telecommunications Projects
ICT 4845 Information Systems Security with Lab
ICT 4985 Industry Innovation Project

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Information and Communications Technology program. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

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Sample Schedule

Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master’s degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.

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Interested in a graduate certificate?

Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Telecommunications Technology.

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Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Telecommunications Technology

Employment for network administrators is expected to grow 5% until 2030, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Across the globe, mobile-data traffic is increasing more than 50% per year and wireline traffic is rising by about 20%, according to a report from Cisco.
Deloitte predicts the rollout of 5G will be a crucial connector for the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, and mobile media – leading to more job prospects in the field.

Job Titles

Chief Technology Officer
IT Manager
Telecommunications Officer
Telecommunications Director
Specialist
Consultant

Network and Computer Systems Administrators Salary: National Average

$81,100

(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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“That master’s degree had been on my bucket list for more than 20 years and I just started thinking now’s the time, I’m not going to procrastinate anymore!” —Carolyn Hinkley, graduate.

Flexible Online Classes

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We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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Advisory Board

Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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Timothy Bradsby

Portfolio Manager,
Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies

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Don Halloran

Founder & CEO,
Waypoint Group


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Mark Merkow

Senior Security Engineer,
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.


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Darl Kuhn

Solutions Architect,
RMCI


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Nathan Braun

Educational Consultant & Adjunct Faculty, University of Denver, University College

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Mike Prasad

Architect/Engineer,
State of Colorado


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Glenn Ware

Director Corporate Systems,
Xcel Energy


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Amber Cardillo

Sr. Director Americas Telco,
VMWare


Accreditation

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Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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Colorado Technology Association

The Colorado Technology Association represents technology leaders, professionals, companies, IT departments, government and legislative leaders, and industry advisors. CTA provides members with community, insight, connections and advocacy. Our industry development work spans public policy to education to leadership.

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