Top Schools for Telecommunications Bachelor's Degree Programs

Bachelor's degree programs in telecommunications are available in every region of the United States. Since telecommunications is a prominent field, prestigious programs can be found at some of the most well-known colleges in the country. Schools offering Electronics & Communications Engineering degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Bachelor's Degree Program in Telecommunications

The field of telecommunications is one of the broadest and most attractive career paths in the United States. A person interested in telecommunications has a wide variety of opportunities and degree options. The list below is a small sampling of the career paths available to individuals with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications:

  • Media production
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Communications technology
  • Broadcast technician
  • Advertising executive
  • Market research specialist
  • Radio and television communications

Important Facts About Bachelor's Degree Programs in Telecommunications

Common Courses Video/Audio production, scriptwriting, telecommunications regulation
Online Availability Fully available online
Concentrations Reporting, media production, media and society
Degree Levels Associate, bachelor's degree, master's degree
Average Salary (2018)$72,770 (telecommunications, all occupations)
Job Outlook (2016-2026)-8% (telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers)

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Prominent Colleges for Telecommunications B.S. Degree Programs

Programs in telecommunications are spread across the country. Subdivided by region, some of the highest ranked schools by the U.S. News & World Report for the field of 'Electronic / Electrical / Communications' are:

  • East
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Cornell University
    • Carnegie Mellon University
    • Princeton University
  • South
    • Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Texas A&M University
    • University of Texas-Austin
    • Virginia Tech
    • Duke University
  • Midwest
    • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
    • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • Purdue University-West Lafayette
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • West
    • Stanford University
    • University of California-Berkeley, San Diego, Los Angeles
    • California Institute of Technology
    • University of California-Los Angeles

In addition to the schools mentioned above, the National Center for Education Statistics, nces.ed.gov, lists many other schools throughout the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in telecommunications.

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