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Computer Networking (Z117)   

Program Title and Classification

Computer Networking

Graduate Certificate Program

College: Engineering


The Certificate in Computer Networking will only be available to current ENTS students. It will allow ENTS students to have the option of enhancing their MS degree with specific technical knowledge and also enable them to remain competitive in the marketplace with graduates from similar degree programs at peer institutions.

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant Fall
Domestic Applicants:
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
Please visit the department website
International Applicants:
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas
A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants.
Please visit the department website

Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at

Degree Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.)

Total CreditsCore Requirements

12 credits required

Students must choose at least two courses from the 749-level series of special topics. The remaining two courses can be any of the following:

ENTS 689G: Special Topics: Design and Analysis of Communication Networks (3 credits)

ENTS 689N: Special Topics: Network Programming (3 credits)

ENTS 649: Special Topics in Networking (3 credits)

ENTS 749: Advanced Topics in Networking (3 credits)



Financial Assistance

Since the Master’s in Telecommunications Program does not normally offer financial support in the form of graduate assistantships, many of our students find assistantships in other units, especially non-academic units, which do not have graduate students.



Master's in Telecommunications Program Office

2433 A.V. Williams Building,

University of Maryland

College Park MD, 20742

Telephone: 301-405-3682

Fax: 301-314-9324


Associated Information




Telecommunications, Wireless, Networking, Network Security, Masters Degree, Business, Management, Technical, International, Regulation, Marketing, Telecom, Protocols.


Electrical and Computer Engineering (ENEE)