Communications Systems

This certificate provides a comprehensive curriculum on digital communications systems design and analysis. It covers modulation techniques, coding, spread spectrum systems, wireless systems, and various communications protocols.


This program is perfect for...

  • Engineers and tech professionals looking for formal training in digital communication systems
  • Professionals wanting to pursue career paths in design and analysis of communication systems and applications
  • Professionals who want to focus on specific aspects of digital communications systems
  • Individuals looking for a rigorous and broad understanding of the latest communications technology and its applications

What you can learn.

  • A comprehensive introduction to modern communications principles
  • Digital communication systems design and analysis of satellite, fiber optic, and wireless
  • Analysis and simulation of communications systems using MATLAB, Simulink, and Mathcad
  • Emerging business opportunities intersecting communications systems


Students must complete all courses in this stream. 

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*The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits. See our website or speak to a program representative for more information about candidacy and program benefits.

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Visa Requirement Applicable
VA Benefit Eligible
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