Telecommunications Management Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Telecommunication is a field that studies communications over distance using technological means.  The purpose of the Telecommunications Management Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (TMC) is to provide an opportunity for students to gain knowledge and hands-on training in the area of Telecommunications. This certificate targets students who already have a bachelor's degree and an interest in exploring information and communications technology (ICT) career options.

Certificate completers will be prepared to apply for careers with software and Internet publishing companies, wireless communication providers, and businesses with ICT needs. This certificate is designed to prepare students for at least three industrial certification exams: A+, CCNA, Network+, Security+, and CWSP Wireless.

This certificate is associated with the Masters of Science in Technology and Performance Improvement Studies.  Students interested in learning more about the field, may be interested in transferring to the Master’s degree once the certificate is completed.

Program Requirements

  • Meet the University Admission Requirements
  • Pass Five Required Courses
  • Pass Two Elective Courses
  • Register for the CCNA Exam
  • Obtain A+ Certificate

Curriculum Sequence

The certificate consists of seven courses or 21 credit hours.


Required Courses (15 credit hours)
TPS 5070 Informatics Essentials
TPS 5510 Networking Fundamentals
TPS 5520 Network Configuration II
TPS 5530 Network Practicum I
TPS 5540 Network Practicum II
Elective Courses (select two courses for 6 credit hours)
TPS 5610 Wireless Networks Security and Design
TPS 5550 Network Administration Technologies
TPS 5220 Internet Publishing
TPS 5620 Cloud Computing and Virtualization
TPS 5960 Special Topics: Network Security

For more information, please contact:
773-995-2598 or 773-821-2441