We Are The Future

Wireless Telecommunications

Wireless Telecommunications (2016-2017)

Program Code




September 2016: Open
January 2016: Open

Program Length

Two semesters, beginning in September and January


Contact Information

Kevin Ramdas, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4091


The 2015/2016 fee for two semesters was
– domestic $6,064.36
– international $14,800.
Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2015/2016 academic year. Fees are subject to change. 

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• A bachelor’s degree in a related field such as engineering or electronics

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Humber’s Wireless Telecommunications graduate certificate program prepares graduates with electronics, computer engineering, physics and telecommunications degrees for work on the cutting-edge technologies in the wireless telecommunications industry.

You will become familiar with signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, optical time domain reflectometers and the measurements required for success in the wireless industry. Regarding networking, you will learn how to troubleshoot and configure local area networks (LANs) and some networking topics relevant to telecom carriers (such as multiprotocol label switching (MPLS)), virtual private networks (VPNs), quality of service (QoS) and session initiation protocol (SIP).

Over the course of the program, students will study the protocols and implementation of a number of technologies, including long term evolution/universal mobile telecommunication service/global system for mobile communications (LTE/UMTS/GSM), trunking systems, Enterprise WiFi, WiMAX and Bluetooth.

Curriculum is kept current with the collaboration of our industry partners in the wireless field. Students utilize the latest technologies in small classes taught by industry leaders.

List of Courses

Your Career

According to a Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) 2012/2013 report, more than 90 per cent of the population (aged 15 and over) uses a mobile device.

The Canadian wireless industry supports over 280,000 jobs. The sector salary average is more than $65,000 compared to Canada’s $46,000 average salary. In addition, the international wireless telecommunications market is growing. There are numerous employment opportunities in the planning, developing, manufacturing, co-ordinating, implementing, maintaining and managing of telecommunications systems for businesses and government.

Graduates of Humber’s Wireless Telecommunications certificate program work at cell phone service providers, equipment manufacturers, in-house information technology (IT) departments, sales departments, and specialized telecommunication and networking companies.


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