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Telecommunications Systems Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Telecommunications Systems Management from Murray State University is uniquely positioned to help you achieve your dream of a career in technology. And as technology changes, you’ll have the technical competency and problem-solving skills needed to succeed.

No matter what your interest in information technologies, Murray State’s Program of Distinction, TSM, has a track designed for you:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Wireless Communications
  • Network and Systems Administration 


  • Network Security Specialist
    • Telecommunications Project Manager
    • Network Analyst & Designer
    • Data Network Supervisor
    • LAN/WAN Support Specialist
    • Systems Security Administrator
    • Computer Network Manager
    • Systems and RF Engineer

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    Programme Structure

    Courses included:

    • Operating Systems
    • Network Services 
    • Internet of Things Networking 
    • Protocol Analysis
    • Principles of Information Security
    • Wireless Communications 
    • Wireless Mobile Internet
    • Mobile Satellite Communications 
    • System Security
    • Network Security 
    • Information Policy and Security Auditing 
    • Economics and Public Policy of Telecommunications Industry 
    • Entrepreneurial Business Plan Development 
    • Digital Marketing 
    • Virtualized Enterprise Systems
    • Enterprise Networks

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:


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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 2

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    General Requirements

    • List of Senior Year Courses (if currently in high school)
    • Official copy of standardized ACT test score 
    • Official College Transcript (if taking college classes while in high school)
    • You must have received or be receiving a high school diploma or a GED certificate before the term for which you are applying. 
    • Submit an application for admission with a $40 application fee.
    • Transcripts for all years of high school with a minimum GPA of 2.0
    • Certified translations of the documents
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • Copy of Passport for applicant and all dependents
    • English Language Proficiency 

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      13920 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      13920 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      9168 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 9168 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    • Kentucky, Massac, Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick, Henry, Montgomery, Obion, Stewart and Weakley Counties - $9,168.00 
    • Tennessee - $9,696.00 

    Living costs for Murray

    • 900 - 1400 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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