M.A.S. On Campus

Telecommunications and Software Engineering

12 months
29628 USD/year
29628 USD/year
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Illinois Tech’s Master of Telecommunications and Software Engineering degree at the Illinois Institute of Technology is a joint program offered by Armour College of Engineering and the College of Computing that allows students to take a deep dive into programming and engineering, specifically for the telecommunications field.


Students at the Illinois Institute of Technology will gain programming skills in systems architectures, software metrics, high-speed networks, and software testing and analyzing. Advance your expertise and help solve complex technical challenges in the areas of computer networks, communications systems design, and communications engineering.

Program Overview

In this joint program offered by Illinois Tech’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science, students will take a deep dive into programming and engineering while addressing challenges within the telecommunications field.

Career Opportunities

Our graduate Telecommunications and Software Engineering degree program will prepare you for such careers as:
  • Senior telecommunications network engineer
  • IoT telecom engineer
  • Systems integration consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Studies
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Signals and Systems
  • Differential Equations
  • Probability
  • Computer Networks
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Communication Engineering Fundamentals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.

  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration. 
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required

Tuition Fee

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    29628 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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