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Telecommunications and Network Security Degree (MS)

Within this critical industry, every day brings new challenges and advancements. In our increasingly interconnected world, telecommunications professionals need both a strong foundation and the skills and knowledge to foster innovation. The MS in Telecommunications Systems and Networks program prepares you for success by providing you a strong foundation for the planning, implementation and management of the latest in networking systems.

What Will I Study?

Program Length: 2 years

In an increasingly interconnected world, the role of telecommunications and networking infrastructure continues to grow. New information services and network systems for their distribution will continue to emerge. That’s why we’ve built a program that allows you to gain an early edge in the workplace through our unique blend of technology and management. You’ll participate in a wide range of topics including:

  • Wireless Communications and Networks
  • Optical Communications and Networks
  • Computer Networking and Analysis
  • Network Security
  • Telecommunications Policy and Regulatory Environment
Interesting Classes I Might Take
  • Simulation and Computer Network Analysis
  • Concepts and Structures in Internet Programming
  • Cryptography and Computer Security
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Optical Communications and Networks

MS/ Telecommunications Systems and Networks Worksheet

Career Areas & Opportunities

85% of Seidenberg’s Graduate Class of 2011 reported full-time employment in their industry within one year of graduation.

89% of Seidenberg MS in Telecommunications Systems and Networks graduates were employed 6 months after graduation.

With an MS in Telecommunications Systems and Networks, you'll have the ability to pursue a wide variety of career areas in a number of highly sought-after fields. Here's a look at the growing industries, distinguished companies, and promising careers in which our recent Master's-level graduates are thriving.

Current top industries in which Seidenberg Master’s-level graduates are employed:

  • Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Consulting
  • Media/Entertainment

Current top employers of Seidenberg Master’s-level graduates:

  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • Pace University
  • Verizon Communications
  • IBM
  • TimeLink
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Entrepreneurial/Self-employed

A sampling of job titles from the Graduate Class of 2011:

  • Sr. Manager, Industry Solutions Group – Technology Industry
  • Product Advisor – Technology Industry
  • Software Developer – Financial Services Industry
  • Network Engineer – Financial Services Industry
  • Web Developer – Entertainment Industry
  • Software QA/Test Engineer – Healthcare Industry
  • IT Consultant – Self-Employed
  • Technology Studies Instructor – Education Industry
Admission Requirements
Why Pace?

The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University offers students a wealth of benefits for both their educations and their careers. We provide a student-oriented environment, small classes, committed teaching, research opportunities with personal faculty guidance, and partnerships with several industry leading organizations. This includes an ongoing partnership with IBM to more closely align our programs with the needs of business and industry.

Interesting Fact:

Named 2012 Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program for visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social economic, and educational change.

Student Stories

“I was originally referred to Pace by a teacher at my high school. He received his degree there and knew I would be a great fit in the Seidenberg program. I couldn’t be more pleased with the education I received. Thanks to the great experience I had, I’ve been able to succeed in ways I never thought possible. I would definitely recommend Pace to anyone looking for a top-notch education and opportunities beyond what you ever expected.”

John Masterson
Class of 2008
Lead Java Programmer, IBM