- 9 credits
- One–three semesters
Enhance Your Technical Expertise
Our graduate on-campus and online certificate develops advanced skills in computer networking analysis and communication systems and provides opportunities to use these skills in engineering applications. Communication systems and networks are ubiquitous to contemporary life where productivity is dependent on efficient management and operation of communication systems. Medical imaging, ATM operations and interbank connectivity, transport networking and security authentication—all these and more—will not be impossible without network and communication systems.
Who is This Certificate For?
This certificate is for qualified professionals who want to enhance their skill set and can be a foundation to continue toward a graduate degree. It is also valuable for degree-seeking students looking to develop a concentration that gives them an edge in their career path.
What You Need to Know
The advances we see in technology also means that communication networks and systems are complex and there is increasingly need for professionals with the technical expertise to ensure the smooth running of communication systems at the organizational level. Students in the graduate certificate in Network and Communication Systems program acquire broad based knowledge for contributing to diverse fields. In addition to automotive and security, graduates of this program can work in manufacturing, power generation and distribution, as well as the various autonomous systems and multi-level control function systems under development.
To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, or a degree in a closely related field with at least three years of experience working in the electric-power-engineering field. See complete admissions requirements.
Michigan Tech Bachelor's + 1 Semester = Accelerated Graduate Certificate
Current Michigan Tech undergraduates or recent alumni, get started right away. Our accelerated graduate certificates are a fast, affordable way to add graduate credentials to your bachelor's degree in as little as one semester. Be more marketable in your industry or prepare for your master's degree. Explore accelerated certificate options.
Accredited Courses, Convenience
Online learning at Michigan Tech provides greater flexibility and can fit around your busy schedule wherever you are. Upgrade or change your career path.
Prospective students can earn graduate certificate in Network and Communication Systems fully online.
This graduate certificate requires a minimum of 9 total credits. Students may apply the credits earned for this certificate toward a graduate degree at Michigan Tech.