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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

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

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

Fact/Stat:
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
  • 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. 

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