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While wireless communications is a relatively new field, it has caught on quickly. The explosive growth in the use of mobile phones bears witness to the importance of wireless communications. Wireless Internet access is also becoming increasingly popular. This importance is underlined by the existence of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WCB), which operates under the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Because wireless communications is a rapidly growing technology, your job outlook should be very good if you can demonstrate the right wireless communications skills to potential employers.

How do I acquire a wireless communications education?
Because wireless communication is a new and growing field, dedicated degree programs may be a little difficult to find. You should be able to undertake the relevant education by earning a bachelor?s degree in subjects such as electrical engineering or telecommunications. You degree should include courses in subjects such as digital signal processing, digital speech analysis, and digital communication.

If you already possess a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field, you can consider earning a master's degree in wireless communications. A master's program will deepen your knowledge and enable you to compete for more senior positions.

Publish date: February 10, 2011