MS Telecommunications Engineering

Application Deadline

Fall: January 15
Spring: October 15
Otherwise: Rolling admission

Application Checklist
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies:
  • Apply at:
  • $50 non-refundable application processing fee
  • One set of transcripts
  • Verification of English proficiency (non-native English speakers)
  • If not a US citizen and expect to obtain an F or J visa, provide financial information
  • International students: Upload copies of all college-or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

Required by Telecommunications Engineering
  • Entrance Exam(s): GRE score (optional)
  • Minimum English Proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement: In 1-2 pages, this statement should describe why you chose this program, your research interests and/or previous research, your qualifications, and your career goals. If you’ve identified a faculty member with whom you would like to work, name them, describe how your interest align with their work, and indicate whether you’ve been in contact with them.

Telecommunications engineering is part of an ever-changing, fast-paced industry, utilizing a wide range of specialty knowledge. As experts in managing data over different modes of communication, engineers are needed who can work on both the hardware and software side of things.

Our program features advanced education and research in engineering telecommunication networks and systems. We emphasize the areas of High Speed/broadband Computer Communications Networks, Optical Communications, and Wireless/Satellite Communications. These areas are supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and computer facilities.

Students in the program choose from three options to enhance their skills and knowledge, depending on their future goals. 

To be admitted, a student must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or a closely related area.

Office of Graduate Studies

Featured Alumni

I really grew as professional over the years because of the peers, professors and the students I worked with. They challenged me every day where the program provided me ample opportunity and funding for growth.

Subharthi Banerjee
M.S. in Telecommunications (May, 2017)
Ph.D. in Engineering, specializing in Computer Engineering (May, 2020)
Subharthi Banerjee