Telecommunications Systems and Networks, MS

Campus: NYC, Westchester


In an increasingly interconnected world, telecommunications professionals need both a strong foundation and the skills and knowledge to foster innovation. No program provides a greater understanding of the field of telecommunications than the 36-credit Pace Master of Science in Telecommunications Systems and Networks.

Specifically designed to offer students a comprehensive and multifaceted education in computer networking and telecommunications, this curriculum covers all the significant aspects including technology, management, and policy. It emphasizes current and emerging Internet-related technologies and applications. The broad nature of the program is ideal for those who wish to enter the field of telecommunications, or current professionals looking for that edge to stay ahead in this ever-changing industry.

Bridge Courses (0-9 Credits)

An entering student with limited or no previous background in the field of computer science or programming may be required to take up to 9 credits of prerequisite bridge coursework. A student with a baccalaureate in computer science should be able to waive these prerequisites. For others, some or all of the following courses may be required. Bridge courses do not count toward total required credits.

CS 502Fundamentals Computer Science I using Java3
CS 504Fundamentals Computer Science II using Java3
CS 506Computer Systems and Concepts3

Program Requirements (36 Credits)

Core Requirements
CS 607Simulation and Computer Network Analysis3
CS 633Data Communications and Networks3
CS 634Computer Networking and the Internet3
CS 636Optical Communications and Networks3
CS 637Wireless Communications3
CS 654Security in Computer Networking3
IS 650Telecommunications Management3
IS 652Telecommunications Policy and Environment3
IS 654Cases in Telecommunication Systems3
Recommended Electives
Select nine credits of the following: 19
Independent Study in Graduate Computer Science
Concepts and Structures in Internet Computing
Network Analysis and Design
Network Programming and Distributed Applications
Web Computing
Cryptography and Computer Security
Information Systems Principles
Information Systems Design and Development
Distributed Information Systems
Information Security and Controls
Total Credits36