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Master of Science in Telecommunications and Networking (MSTN)

Non-thesis M.S. program on Telecommunications and Networking (MSTN) is an interdisciplinary program specifically focusing on the constantly evolving field of information technologies. Graduates of this program are expected to find employment in a broad range of businesses including telecommunications equipment/software manufacturers, internet service providers, wireless network operators, mobile application development businesses, telecommunication chip manufacturers, telecommunications regulatory agencies, and military telecommunication systems development companies. The program is intended for recent graduates as well as engineers who are currently employed by these businesses/organizations and wish to obtain a specialized advanced degree in telecommunications and networking. Students in this program will learn how to become leader engineers in the ever changing world of global information networking, wireless/optical telecommunication systems and technologies. In order to get the MSTN degree, students are required to successfully complete courses from a wide range of subjects in telecommunications, networking, computer science, operations research, management and law related to information technologies.

Admission: All applicants are required to have a B.S. degree in electrical and electronics engineering, or in a related field of science or engineering. Evaluation of applicants is based on their ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansüstü Eğitimi Giriş Sınavı – Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Examination) scores, past academic records, reference letters and an interview. Applicants who are not Turkish citizens and Turkish citizen applicants who are residents of another country may take GRE instead of ALES. All non-native speakers of English are required to submit a proof of satisfactory knowledge of English.

Degree Requirements: Students are expected to complete at least ten courses equivalent to at least 30 credit units of course work. Up to three of these courses can be selected from the undergraduate courses in related fields. In addition to these courses, the students should also complete a one-semester project under the supervision of a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The maximum duration to complete the MSTN program is three semesters.