Advanced Certificate in Emerging Telecommunications Technology
This certificate, offered by Pace University, addresses the needs of the experienced student who has already completed his/her associate’s level education and who wants to acquire knowledge of telecom’s emerging technologies through an online learning format.
You may apply for this certificate after completing the required courses regardless of whether or not you choose to continue on and earn your B.S. in Professional Technology Studies, Telecommunications Concentration.
- Depending on the courses you are transferring in, you may be required to take some prerequisite courses before registering for any courses specific to a certificate.
- Like all Bachelor Degree applicants, individuals interested in the certificate must submit all official transcripts and enter with a minimum QPA of 2.5.
- Students who meet the entry qualifications can expect to complete the certificate program in about one to one and a half years, on a part time basis.
Advanced Certificate In Emerging Telecommunications Technology – Requirements
|Course||MAJOR TECHNICAL COURSES (16 credits)||Credits|
|AIT 371||Fiber Optics||4|
|AIT 381||Emerging Broadband Technologies||4|
|AIT 382||Voice over IP Technologies||4|
|AIT 383||Emerging Wireless Technologies||4|
|Total Major Technical Credits||16|
|Course||CAPSTONE COURSES (Choose 4 credits)||Credits|
|AIT 196C||Advanced Computer Applications for Telecommunications: MS Access||1|
|CIS 102N||Introduction to Project Management||1|
|CIS 125||Unix Fundamentals||1|
|IT 603||Overview of Information Security||3|
|IT 605||Database Management Systems||3|
|IT 607||System Development and Project Management||3|
|Total Capstone Credits||4|
|Total Certificate Credits Required||20|
Students are eligible to take the Capstone selection once they have fulfilled ALL of the following:
- Completed 3 out of the 4 Major Core courses (AIT 371, AIT 381, AIT 382, AIT 383)
- Earned a minimum of 90 credits
- Earned a GPA above 3.2
Upon successful completion of the five required certificate courses with Pace University, you must complete and submit an Application for Certificate.