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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Photonic Communications Engineering (Certificate NDP)

The University of Arizona

6 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Photonic Communications Engineering (Certificate NDP) at University of Arizona is a 15 unit professional graduate certificate designed to provide an opportunity for graduate students and industry members who possess related degrees to earn a certificate in the engineering specialization of Photonic Communications. 

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Overview

The courses are offered via distance learning and on campus. 

Graduates of this Photonic Communications Engineering (Certificate NDP) at University of Arizona will be poised to contribute to the photonic communications industry by creating technology solutions to address the global demand for improved telecommunications; and by possessing the necessary vision and knowledge base to successfully venture into technology commercialization. 

Graduates of the certificate program in Photonic Communications Engineering will hone these important skills and in turn will benefit the UA, the State of Arizona, and the global communications and information technology industry. 

Department

The mission of the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences is to provide the state of Arizona and the nation with an internationally pre-eminent program in education, research and outreach in all aspects of the science and application of light.

The Wyant College of Optical Sciences, formerly known as the Optical Sciences Center, was established in Tucson, Arizona, in 1964 to fulfill a national need for more highly trained engineers and physicists in the optical sciences. Throughout its 50-year history, OSC has stood on the forefront of the field; today, it educates more students in optics than any institution in the U.S.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Photonic Communications Engineering
  • Optical Communication Systems
  • Photonics
  • Electromagnetic Waves 
  • From Photonics Innovation to the Marketplace
  • Mathematical Methods for Optics and Photonics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: August 1 (on-campus) / August 15 (online)
  • Spring: December 10 (on-campus and online)

International Applicants:

  • Fall: August 15 (online only)
  • Spring: December 10 (online only)

Credits

15 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL or IELTS test for international students
  • 3 letters of reference
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Updated CV
  • Unofficial transcripts at the time of application/official transcripts if admitted

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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