New competition, shorter product life cycles, cost pressures, and the convergence of technologies create an increased demand for professionals who can effectively lead, manage, and deliver information and communication technology (ICT) systems.
The Stevens Master of Science in Telecommunications Management is a 36-credit degree program designed for communications industry professionals looking for advanced technical knowledge of applied telecommunications integrated with a solid grounding in business management.
Learn from top researchers and educators in the industry and learn how to successfully manage resources, products, networks and systems. Small class sizes build discussion, collaboration and global professional networks Graduates leave Stevens with better communications, interpersonal and team skills to plan, implement and manage leading-edge practices in telecommunications.
Define your future at Stevens.
About the Curriculum
The Telecommunications Management is a 36 credit curriculum that addresses the demanding requirements of the global communications industry, businesses, and government for technical expertise combined with business skills. The program provides students with advanced technical knowledge of applied communications integrated with business management. This program prepares students to plan, implement and manage leading edge communications capabilities. The goal of this student is to become a technical business and management professional responsible for planning communications products and services; for leading the resources required to implement the plan, including people, product, networks, and systems, and for the decisions and budgeting for development, acquisition, installation, and maintenance of products and services.
The MS in Telecommunications Management program has 3 components:
Common Business Core (3 courses)
Degree Requirement (6 courses)
Telecom Concentrations or Career Options (3 courses)
The Telecommunications Management graduate program (M.S. & MBA) is an interdisciplinary program between the School of Technology Management and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the School of Engineering and Science. The Howe School of Technology Management administers the program. This program is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) – designated by the department of Homeland Security. A Co-OP is an available option for students seeking work experience.
Twelve graduate courses (36 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Science or twenty graduate courses (60 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA.).
Information on telecom concentrations or career options can be found by selecting the “Concentrations or Career Options” tab above.
Four 3-course concentrations are available in Telecom:
With permission of a faculty adviser, qualified Telecommunications Management students may choose any 3 courses from another Howe School degree program. Students wishing to progress to the MBA in Technology Management degree are advised to take the following 3 general business courses: