Telecommunications, Master of Science (M.S.)

Non-thesis only (scholarly paper required): 30 credits    

Requirements to earn the Master's in Telecommunications degree include completing 30 credit hours of course work, achieving a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0, and submitting a satisfactory scholarly paper. The 30 credits include eight required courses and two elective courses. All graduate students at the University of Maryland are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA each semester to remain in good standing.

Additional courses beyond the required courses must be approved by the Program Office and should not impede the student's progress towards degree completion. ALL courses taken at the University of Maryland count towards the student's cumulative GPA.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
ENTS622Introduction to Digital Communication Systems3
ENTS640Networks and Protocols I3
ENTS641Networks and Protocols II3
ENTS625Management and Organizational Behavior in the Telecommunications Industry3
ENTS630The Economics of International Telecommunications3
ENTS632Telecommunications Marketing Management3
ENTS635Decision Support Methods for Telecommunication Managers3
Select one additional approved core course3
Students must also complete a scholarly paper by the time of graduation
Total Credits30