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Understand and apply the efficacy of electronics principles

Your future as a wireless communications technologist starts here.

As a wireless communications technologist, it is important to have the knowledge and understanding required to configure, test, and maintain connectivity in communication system technologies. In this program, high school students will obtain a solid background in the concepts and regulations that go into maintaining critical communications systems.

Learning Format:

Online | 9 Months

Enjoy the flexibility of learning at your own pace. Courses are 100 percent online, with no in-person meetings. You will have access to the course materials for about 10 weeks per course.

What you will learn:

  • Differentiate Communication Site types; Land Mobile Radio RF, Dispatch/PSAP, Video, CBRS while learning the FCC rules for Radio Sites.
  • Differentiate between P25, DMR, and CBRS systems transmitted signal types and explain the difference between Conventional, Simulcast, and Multicast sites/systems.
  • Identify hardware types and describe the site types in which they would be installed.
  • Build a block level system and defend their design choices in addition to describe site testing, troubleshooting, and preventive maintenance best practices.
  • Differentiate cable and connector types, understand basic TCP/IP networking, and become familiar with Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching in communication systems.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different backhaul technologies.
  • Perform basic testing of links and backhaul systems.
  • Describe the need for and application of Security Protocols in communication systems, network and link testing, validation, and troubleshooting best practices.
  • Experience with design and implementation of circuits by comprehending the functionality of a communication system, different modulation technologies, and the basic principles of different types of Transducers.

*Please note this program is a cohort. Enrolled high school students will take all 3 courses together and in order.

How to Enroll:

Pay as You Go $350 Per Course:

For general enrollments, expand the “courses” tab at the bottom of this page to review the course list and then click a course to see details and enroll. You may pay per course as you work through the program. Courses must be taken in sequence.


This program is currently scholarship eligible for both Online and Live Online options. Our scholarships are first-come, first served and will cover the full cost of any program you choose. To get up-to-date scholarship information on requirements and to apply see:

Futures Scholarships

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