Programs

Wireless Engineering

Description

This certificate recognizes post-bachelors preparation for engineering of modern wireless circuits, antennas and communication systems. The applicable course list allows significant flexibility to accommodate variability in student preparation, and course scheduling. The program allows emphasis to be placed in either circuits and antennas or systems and networks, while requiring exposure to both.

Course Location/Delivery

The certificate is offered at the Tampa campus and fully online.

Admission Requirements

The candidate must have an earned bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Any other degree track must meet the Engineering department's approval.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

Prerequisites

None are required.

Requirements

12 credit hours. Students may focus on one or more wireless engineering topics. Courses are to be selected under the supervision of the certificate program advisor from the following options:

RF AND MICROWAVE COURSES (2 to 9 CREDITS REQUIRED):


WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS AND SYSTEMS COURSES (2 to 9 credits required):


INDEPENDENT STUDY (1 credit needed in the event of a 2-credit course selected above):

Electives

N/A

Time Limit

Student must complete the Certificate within six (6) years.

Credit toward Graduate Degree

Certificate courses will directly apply to an MS in Electrical Engineering, subject to the applicant's admission to USF as a degree-seeking student. Up to 12 hours of certificate courses may be applied to other degree programs with departmental approval.

Standardized Tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.

Contacts

Larry Dunleavy
813-974-2574
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Diana Hamilton
813-974-6318
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Location: ENB 379D
Mail point: ENB 118

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