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.
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.
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- Photonic Communications Engineering
- Optical Communication Systems
- Electromagnetic Waves
- From Photonics Innovation to the Marketplace
- Mathematical Methods for Optics and Photonics
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- 6 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
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- Fall: August 1 (on-campus) / August 15 (online)
- Spring: December 10 (on-campus and online)
- Fall: August 15 (online only)
- Spring: December 10 (online only)
DisciplinesElectrical Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 1799 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United States
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- 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
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International20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 6 months.
National20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 6 months.
In-State11938 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 6 months.
Living costs for Tucson
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.