SEAS Careers will be operating virtually during Fall 2021 with the exception of THURSDAY in-office hours. For a Thursday appointment please email Chalvonna Smith. Read more about GW's coronavirus response here.

Telecommunications Engineering (M.S.)

Telecommunications Engineering, or telecom engineering, is an engineering discipline that combines electrical engineering with computer science to enhance telecommunication systems. Work ranges from basic circuit design to strategic mass developments, and in many instances also overlaps with broadcast engineering. A telecommunication engineer is responsible for designing and overseeing the installation of telecommunications equipment and facilities, such as complex electronic switching systems, copper wire telephone facilities, and fiber optics.

Career Resources