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Network Communications Track

Master of Science in Engineering Technology


The Master of Science (MS) in Engineering Technology - Network Communications Track may be completed under the thesis option or project option. This program builds upon Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC-ABET)-accredited baccalaureate degree programs in the fields of computer, electronic or electrical engineering technology, and related fields. The program provides an advanced knowledge of communication between and within computer networks, including data processing in the network environment, network operations software and operating systems, and communication systems. The program will emphasize the following topics: network security, network management, and project management. Graduates are prepared to be advanced level technologists in computer applications in industry and technology instructors for educational institutions offering baccalaureate and associate degree programs.

Entrance Requirements

To be admitted unconditionally to the MS program, a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 semester hours of college coursework is required. Only complete application packets will be considered for admission to the graduate program. Applicants to the MT program are accepted for the fall and spring semesters. You can request a graduate application from the graduate advisor at 713-743-4100, or you can download the application from the University of Houston's admissions website. Additional information about the admissions tests, including test dates and costs is available through the Testing Center at 713-743-5444.