MS in Telecommunications and Network Management

Please note changes for 2016 admission for MS in Telecommunications and Network Management (TNM):
The iSchool is committed to providing high quality and innovative technology education, and we also recognize the importance of keeping up with rapidly changing developments in the field. Over recent semesters, the iSchool has been working on upgrades to the TNM curriculum. The modifications to the TNM curriculum and New York State registered program title will take significant time and attention to develop.
The iSchool has closed admission to the TNM program for the summer and fall 2016 admissions cycles, in order to focus on implementing the modifications to the curriculum so that we can continue to provide our students with the best possible education.
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The Master of Science in Telecommunications and Network Management (TNM) at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) is a 36-credit degree program that provides you with the skills to design networks, establish or influence policy, make technology adoption and standards decisions, create cost models for new technology implementations, calculate return on investment, and grasp the organizational and user implications of networking systems.

Available On-campus | Online | Full-time | Part-time

Courses & Curriculum

The Telecommunications and Network Management program is highly regarded on a domestic and international basis because of its unique curriculum and experiential learning opportunities. Together, these meld the understanding of network technology with knowledge of its application within organizations.

Overview (36 total credits)

  • 19 credits of primary core courses
  • 14 credits of elective courses
  • 3-credit exit requirement (capstone course)

View Curriculum in Course Catalog

Certificates of Advanced Study

With a little planning, it’s possible for you to receive both an MS and a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) from the iSchool with no additional coursework necessary. You can take a CAS concurrently with your master’s program.

Popular CAS choices for Telecommunications and Network Management students include:

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