Which Schools Offer Telecommunications Associate Degree Programs?

Associate degrees in telecommunications are available in well-known schools throughout the U.S. Schools in Texas, New York, Alabama and Florida, to name just a few states, offer associate degree programs in telecommunications and related subjects, such as communication technologies, communications engineering, computer networking and telecommunication and networking management. Schools offering Electronics & Communications Engineering degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Associate Degrees in Telecommunications

An associate degree in telecommunications or a related field will qualify a person to work in the design, installation and maintenance of communications software and hardware. Community college systems in almost all U.S. states offer some kind of 2-year associate degree related to the field of telecommunications. Some universities also offer 2-year degrees in telecommunications or in a technological field with a telecommunications concentration.

Important Facts About Associate's Degrees in Telecommunications

PrerequisitesHigh School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Online AvailabilityYes
Possible CareersCustomer Service Representative, Telecommunications Systems Manager, Line Installer
Continuing EducationBachelor's or Master's Degree
Median Salary (May 2018)$56,100 (for all telecommunications equipment installers and repairers)
Job Outlook (2016-2026)8% decline (for all telecommunications equipment installers and repairers)

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Pace University

Perhaps one of the most well-known schools offering a 2-year degree in telecommunications in the New York area is Pace University. The online Associate of Science in Applied Technology has a telecommunications concentration. A foundation course in this program will explore issues in telecommunications integrity. A total of 28 credits must be earned in the concentration area. Among the courses students will take in the concentration curriculum are:

  • Broadband essentials
  • Basic telephony/voice communications
  • Data transmission systems
  • Business and technical communications for telecommunications
  • Data and emerging communications technologies

Programs in California, Florida and Texas

Associate degree programs in telecommunications, communication technology or networking are also available in many other states, including Texas, California and Florida. Campus Explorer (www.campusexplorer.com), ranks the following U.S. community colleges with telecommunications degrees among the most popular in Texas, California and Florida:

  • Austin Community College
  • Houston Community College
  • El Paso Community College
  • Tarrant County College (Ft. Worth)
  • Broward College (Ft. Lauderdale)
  • Valencia Community College (Orlando)
  • Everest University
  • Advanced Training Associates (ATA)
  • Ohlone College
  • Clovis Institute of Technology

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