CERT

Electrical Engineering - Wireless and Mobile Communications Certification

Wireless and Mobile Communications

Online Program Overview

Degree Level
Certificates
Total Credits
12
Delivery
Fully Online
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Minimum GPA
3.0
Qualifying Exam
GRE Not Required

The Certification of Professional Achievement in Wireless and Mobile Communications is ideal for students who want to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Electrical Engineering Department.

"I just finished my first CVN course, Programming Languages: Java, and found it to be alot of work and alot of fun. The projects were challenging and the instructor lucid and accessible."
Sherry Nelson, Institute for Scientific Information

Admissions Requirements

Applicants to the Certification of Professional Achievement Program must submit official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, personal-professional statement, resume, and the $150 application fee.

Students admitted to the program must possess an undergraduate degree in civil engineering or a related field from an accredited academic institution. Applicants should have a strong undergraduate record to be competitive for admission. 

GPA required: Minimum of 3.0 

Program requirements for completion of these Certification Programs are listed below:

  • 4 Graduate-level classes all earned through CVN, as a non-degree student.
  • Minimum of 12 credit points
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of program within two (2) calendar years.

Description

Required Courses:

One course from:

  • ELEN E4314: Communications Circuits
  • ELEN E4312: Analog Electronic Circuits
  • ELEN E4401: Wave Transmission and Fiber Optics

Course List

AND three communication courses, chosen from the list below:

  • ELEN E4810: Digital Signal Processing
  • ELEN E677x: Topics in Telecommunication Networks
  • ELEN E4702: Communication Theory
  • ELEN E4703: Wireless Communications
  • ELEN E6318: Microwave Circuit Design
  • ELEN E6711: Stochastic Models in Information Systems
  • ELEN E6950: Wireless and Mobile Networking I
  • ELEN E6951: Wireless and Mobile Networking II
  • ELEN E4830: Digital Image Processing
  • ELEN E6820: Speech & Audio Processing and Recognition
  • ELEN E6850: Visual Information Systems
  • ELEN E6860: Advanced Digital Signal Processing
  • ELEN E688x: Topics in Signal Processing

Tuition & Fees

2017 - 2018 Tuition & Fees

Please note that all tuition and fees are in U.S. dollars and are estimated. Tuition and most fees are prescribed by statute, and are subject to change at the discretion of the Trustees.

CVN Credit Tuition: $1,936 per point (Credit Hour)
CVN Fee: $395 non-refundable fee per course
Transcript Fee: $105 non-refundable one-time fee

CVN Audit Tuition: $834 per point (Credit Hour)
Graduate Admission Application Fee: $150 non-refundable one-time fee
CVN Fee: $395 non-refundable fee per course

Certification Program Application Fee: $150 non-refundable one-time fee

Late Registration Fee: $100 non-refundable fee

CVN Withdrawal Fee: $75, plus prorated tuition and all non-refundable fees

For example: A three credit course would be $5,808 + transcript fee $105 (one-time) + CVN fee $395 = $6,308

 

Payment should be mailed to:

Columbia Video Network
540 S.W. MUDD Building, MC4719
500 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027

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