M.Sc. On Campus

Telecommunications Engineering

George Washington University

24 months
1995 USD/credit 59850 USD/year
1995 USD/credit 59850 USD/year
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This Telecommunications Engineering program at George Washington University is offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at two locations: the University's main campus in Washington, D.C., and our Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn.


Key facts

The weekend cohort program allows working professionals to continue their studies without interfering with their work schedules. Students may elect a thesis or non-thesis option.

The Telecommunications Engineering program at George Washington University offers only a master’s degree.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering provides students with knowledge of the fundamentals of transmissions systems, computer networking, network architecture and protocols and telecommunications security protocols.

Students may also take courses on optical networking, wireless networking, cloud computing and other topics offered by the department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer Networks
  • Advanced Network Architectures
  • Telecommunications Security
  • Optical Communications Networks
  • Wireless Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required of all applicants.
  • Two (2) recommendations required for all other applicants. 
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.
  • Statement of purpose:In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University
  • Additional requirements: Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 hours of coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    59850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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