Frequently Asked Question(s)
Q:What are the contents of the course on Statistical Analysis in the Certificate in Telecommunications?
A:The Certificate in Telecommunications have dedicated course on Statistical Analysis. This course is usually worth 2 credits in total and is structured to provide students with ample understanding of the foundations of statistical analysis, which includes distributions, dispersion and the measures of location as well as methods of sampling and testing.
Q:Do employers regard those graduates with telecom certification courses different than those with a bachelor degree?
A:All employers have different views regarding the academic requirements for their employees. For some academic achievements may not be as important as technical, or 'hands-on' ability. Some employers prefer certification programs as they represent a much more focused study on those topics relevant to the employer rather than a generalized study.
Q:Are telecom certifications actually useful?
A:These programs are extremely useful, especially if you already work in this industry and you either want to brush up on your knowledge or you want to study something for the first time. Certificate programs represent and short course where there is a focused study on a few, select topics.
Q:If I get a telecommunications certificate, will an employer look at me less favorably than a graduate with a bachelor's?
A:This is a popular misconception. Some employers prefer their employees to undertake certification programs. This is because such programs focus the student on a few, select subjects/topics which are relevant to the employer's specific needs. If your academic qualifications meet the requirement of an employer, you have little to fear by undertaking such a program.
Q:Do many students undertake certificate programs such as telecommunications certifications?
A:There are no statistics available regarding the number of students attempting certification programs. However, online research indicates that many thousands of students undertake such programs every year. Certainly such programs are extremely popular with both employers and employees, otherwise such programs would be continued to be offered across the US.
Q:Is it possible to enroll in a Telecommunications Certification online?
A:Yes it is absolutely possible to enroll in telecommunications certificate program online. A number of online colleges have added telecommunications certificates to their range of program offerings. Online education is growing high in demand due to convenience and low costs. Students who wish to boost their career or add to their knowledge find online certificate programs a suitable choice.
Q:Telecommunications Certificate Programs comprise of how many credit hours?
A:Telecommunications Certificate Programs are non-degree courses that can be earned at both graduate and undergraduate level. In order to complete the program, students must a certain number of credit hours which usually range between 18 to 20 hours. Each subject embedded in the program's curriculum holds a specific number of credit hours.