Telecommunications Engineering Major

A Telecommunications Engineering major/degree program prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and maintenance of telecommunications technology, networks, and systems.

Includes instruction in telecommunications, computer networking, communications networks and systems, signals, circuits, fiber optics, and wireless systems and technology.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Telecommunications Engineering (use the College Search feature and enter "telecommunications engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Telecommunications Engineering?

With a major/degree in Telecommunications Engineering, you have many career paths to choose from.  With an associate degree, you may find work in areas such as customer service.  With a bachelor's degrees, options range from equipment installers to systems engineers. With an advanced degree, such as a master’s, you likely can find work in managerial positions within industry.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Telecommunications Engineering

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Telecommunications Engineering