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What Types of Programs Do Telecommunications Trade Schools Offer?
Most jobs in the telecommunications industry traditionally require formal training, particularly as new technologies and services continue to emerge. Employers usually seek workers who possess up-to-date skills in a variety of areas, including computer hardware and software, data compression, software design, wireless technology, laser and fiber optic technology, and more.

A line or cable installer may need training in electronics, communications, or computer technology. A telecommunications systems installer or repairer may also need certification or a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or communications technology. Many trade schools throughout the country offer training in these areas.

Telecommunications Career Opportunities
Many people start in entry-level jobs, such as a line installer or assembler, and then work their way up to more complex tasks. A cable installer sets up pay television service, connecting a customer's TV set to the cable that serves their neighborhood. Or you could install wireless or satellite service. One increasingly common job is replacing the telecommunications carriers' old copper wires with fiber optic cable to expand their bandwidth.

You could also become a telecommunications systems installer, putting in new phone lines or high-speed Internet connections. You may handle more complex systems involving electronic and optical switches that route phone calls and data packets, and even radio transmitters that relay signals from planes, boats, and emergency vehicles.

Employment in the telecommunications industry overall is only expected to grow 5 percent from 2006-2016, which is far slower than the 11 percent average for all occupations. But growth should be stimulated as people build more advanced communication networks.

The mean annual wage for telecommunications equipment installers and repairers (not including line installers) was $52,650 as of May 2008.

Telecommunications Schools
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At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

Programs : BS in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications, BS in Information Technology - Advanced Networking, A.A. in Information Technology/Networking, and more..

Campus Locations :

Flowood: 120 Stone Creek Blvd. Suite 200 Flowood, MS 39232

Columbia: 1001 Pinnacle Point Drive Suite 200 Columbia, SC 29223

Online: Online, MN

Washington: 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW Suite 150 Washington, DC 20001

Nashville: 616 Marriott Drive Suite 150 Nashville, TN 37214

Phoenix: 9520 West Palm Lane Phoenix, AZ 85037

Salt Lake City: 5373 S Green Street Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Temple Terrace: 12802 Tampa Oaks Boulevard Suite 200 Temple Terrace, FL 33637

Lone Tree: 10004 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124

Orlando: 8325 South Park Circle Suite 100 Orlando, FL 32819

San Antonio: 8200 West Interstate 10 Suite 910 San Antonio, TX 78230

Pleasant Grove: 2174 West Grove Parkway Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Hollywood: 2400 SW 145th Avenue Hollywood, FL 33027

Jacksonville: 4500 Salisbury Road Suite 200 Jacksonville, FL 32216

Lathrop: 17000 S. Harlan Road Lathrop, CA 95330

Greenbelt: 7852 Walker Dr Greenbelt, MD 20770

Clearfield: 1366 Legend Hills Drive Clearfield, UT 84015

Fairfield: 5253 Business Center Drive Fairfield, CA 94534

El Centro: 3095 N. Imperial Avenue Suite 101 El Centro, CA 92243

Salida: 5330 Pirrone Road Salida, CA 95368

Colorado Springs: 2 North Cascade Avenue Suite 100 Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Santa Teresa: 1270 Country Club Road Santa Teresa, NM 88008

Bakersfield: 4900 California Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93309

Atlanta: 2600 Century Center Atlanta, GA 30345

West Des Moines: 6600 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266

Westminster: 8700 Turnpike Drive Westminster, CO 80030

San Diego: 1230 Columbia Street San Diego, CA 92101

Honolulu: 745 Fort Street Suite 2000 Honolulu, HI 96813

Sandy Springs: 8200 Roberts Drive Suite 300 Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Mesa: 1620 South Stapley Drive Mesa, AZ 85204

Chula Vista: 2060 Otay Lakes Road Chula Vista, CA 91915

Beale AFB: 17849 16 Street Beale AFB, CA 95903

Fresno: 45 East River Park Place West Suite 101 Fresno, CA 93720

Kapolei: Kapolei Building 1001 Kamokila Blvd Kapolei, HI 96707

San Marcos: 277 Rancheros Drive San Marcos, CA 92069

Albuquerque: 7471 Pan American West Freeway NE Albuquerque, NM 87109

Visalia: 301 East Acequia Ave Visalia, CA 93291

Braintree: 100 Grossman Drive Suite 201 Braintree, MA 02184

Palm Desert: 75153 Merle Dr. Palm Desert, CA 92211

Los Angeles: 14320 Firestone Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038

Gardena: 1515 W. 190th Gardena, CA 90248

Arlington: 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202

Pasadena: 299 N. Euclid Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101

Lancaster: 1220 W. Avenue J Lancaster, CA 93534

Diamond Bar: 1370 S. Valley Vista Dr. Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Sacramento: 1760 Creekside Oaks Drive Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95833

Fort Lauderdale: 550 W. Cypress Creek Road Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Ontario: 3110 E. Guasti Road Ontario, CA 91761

Murrieta: 25240 Hancock Avenue Murrieta, CA 92562

Costa Mesa: 3100 Bristol Street Suite 500 Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Woodland Hills: 5955 DeSoto Ave Woodland Hills, CA 91367

San Bernardino: 451 E. Vanderbilt Way Suite 100 San Bernardino, CA 92408

Bossier City: 350 Plaza Loop Drive Bldg E Bossier City, LA 71111

Get a quality technical education and prepare for a better job at TCI College of Technology in New York City.

Programs : Networking Technology, and more..

Campus Locations :

New York: 320 West 31st St. New York, NY 10001

Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.

Programs : Diploma - IT General, Diploma - Network Systems Support, Diploma - Information Technology Support Specialist, and more..

Campus Locations :

Ontario: 1460 S. Millikin Avenue Ontario, CA 91761

Portland: 425 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97204

Colorado Springs: 1815 Jet Wing Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80916

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs : Information Systems and Technology (MS), Information Technology (BS), and more..

Campus Locations :

Montgomery: 5355 Vaughn Road Montgomery, AL 36116

Tampa: 4401 North Himes Ave., Suite 175 Tampa, FL 33614

Virginia Beach: 301 Bendix Road, Suite 100 Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Cleveland: 4743 Richmond Road Cleveland, OH 44128

Austin: 7700 W Parmer Ln, Building A, Suite A100 Austin, TX 78729

Columbia: 9 Science Court Columbia, SC 29203

West Palm Beach: University Centre, 9801 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Savannah: 709 Mall Road Savannah, GA 31406

With Miller-Motte you can expect the focus to be on you, the student, and your career. We are committed to Changing Futures, Changing Lives, and it all starts with you. You can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and educators with industry experience preparing you for your new future.

Programs : Network Administration - Associate of Applied Science, and more..

Campus Locations :

Clarksville: 1820 Business Park Drive Clarksville, TN 37040

Reach your career goals with a degree or diploma from Everest Institute.

Programs : Security+ (2008 Objectives), Fundamentals of Network Security, Network+ (2009 Objectives), and more..

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Detroit: Stroh River Place 300 River Place Drive Suite 1000 Detroit, MI 48207

Dearborn: 23400 Michigan Ave Suite 200 Dearborn, MI 48124

Southfield: 21107 Lahser Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.

Programs : Network Systems Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

Hayward: 25500 Industrial Boulevard Hayward, CA 94545

Fresno: 255 West Bullard Avenue Fresno, CA 93704

Portland: 6035 NE 78th Court Portland, OR 97218

Roseville: 7 Sierra Gate Plaza Roseville, CA 95678

Honolulu: 1500 Kapiolani Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96814

San Francisco: 350 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105

Stockton: 1605 East March Lane Stockton, CA 95210

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Technical Institute.

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Campus Locations :

Lincoln: Lincoln Mall 622 George Washington Highway Lincoln, RI 02865

Career-focused education for real‐world results.

Programs : Bachelor's - Network and Communications Management, Associate - Network Systems Administration, Bachelor's - Network & Communications Management, and more..

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Chicago: Chicago, IL

Manassas: 10432 Balls Ford Road Suite 150 Manassas, VA 20109

Richardson: 2201 N. Central Expressway Richardson, TX 75080

Morrisville: 1600 Perimeter Park Drive Suite 100 Morrisville, NC 27560

Cincinnati: 8800 Governor's Hill Drive Cincinnati, OH 45249

Chesapeake: 1317 Executive Blvd. Suite 100 Chesapeake, VA 23320

Glendale: 6751 N. Sunset Blvd. Ste. 104 Glendale, AZ 85305

Kansas City: 10401 Holmes Road Suite 310 Kansas City, MO 64131

Miami: 8700 W. Flagler St. Ste. 100 Miami, FL 33174

Rego Park: 99-21 Queens Blvd. Rego Park, NY 11374

Duluth: 3505 Koger Blvd. Suite 170 Duluth, GA 30096

Alpharetta: 2555 Northwinds Parkway Alpharetta, GA 30009

Minneapolis: 7700 France Ave. S. Ste. 575 Minneapolis, MN 55435

Merrillville: 1000 East 80th Place Ste. 222 Mall Merrillville, IN 46410

New York: 180 Madison Ave. Suite 900 New York, NY 10016

North Brunswick: 630 U.S. Highway One North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Addison: 1221 N. Swift Rd. Addison, IL 60101

Stockbridge: 675 Southcrest Parkway Ste. 100 Stockbridge, GA 30281

Elgin: Randall Point 2250 Point Blvd. Suite 250 Elgin, IL 60123

Henderson: 2490 Paseo Verde Parkway Suite 150 Henderson, NV 89074

Cherry Hill: 921 Haddonfield Road Ste. D Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Arlington: 2450 Crystal Dr. Arlington, VA 22202

Pomona: 901 Corporate Center Drive Pomona, CA 91768

Auburn: 3600 South 344th Way Auburn, WA 98001

King of Prussia: 150 Allendale Road Suite 3250 King of Prussia, PA 19406

Sugar Land: 14100 Southwest Frwy. Ste. 100 Sugar Land, TX 77478

Charlotte: Charleston Row 2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd. Ste. 109 Charlotte, NC 28273

Saint Louis: 1801 Park 270 Drive Suite 260 Saint Louis, MO 63146

Englewood: 6312 S Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 150E Englewood, CO 80111

Atlanta: 100 Galleria Parkway SE Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30339

Austin: 11044 Research Blvd Suite B100 Austin, TX 78759

Tinley Park: 18624 West Creek Drive Tinley Park, IL 60477

Hollywood: 2300 Southwest 145th Ave. Hollywood, FL 33027

Daly City: 2001 Junipero Serra Blvd. Suite 161 Daly City, CA 94014

Downers Grove: Highland Landmark V 3005 Highland Pkwy. Ste. 100 Downers Grove, IL 60515

Bethesda: 4550 Montgomery Avenue Suite 100 North Bethesda, MD 20814

San Antonio: 1919 NW Loop 410 Suite 150 San Antonio, TX 78213

Fort Worth: 301 Commerce Street Suite 2000 Fort Worth, TX 76102

Memphis: 6401 Poplar Ave Suite 600 Memphis, TN 38119

Columbus: 1350 Alum Creek Drive Columbus, OH 43209

Orlando: 1800 Pembrook Drive Suite 160 Orlando, FL 32810

Colton: 1090 E Washington St Colton, CA 92324

Sherman Oaks: 15301 Ventura Blvd B-100 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Fremont: 6600 Dumbarton Circle Fremont, CA 94555

Pittsburgh: 210 Sixth Ave. Ste. 200 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

San Diego: 2655 Camino Del Rio North Suite 201 San Diego, CA 92108

Louisville: 10172 Linn Station Rd. Suite 300 Louisville, KY 40223

Paramus: 35 Plaza Professional Center 81 Rte. 4 W. Ste. 102 Paramus, NJ 07652

Dayton: 3610 Pentagon Blvd. Ste. 100 Dayton, OH 45431

Southfield: 26999 Central Park Blvd. Suite 125 Southfield, MI 48076

Elk Grove: 2216 Kausen Dr. Ste. 1 Elk Grove, CA 95758

Bakersfield: 3000 Ming Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93304

Fort Lauderdale: 600 Corporate Dr. Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

Bellevue: 500 108th Avenue NE Suite 230 Bellevue, WA 98004

Houston: 2000 West Loop South Suite 150 Houston, TX 77027

Oxnard: 300 E. Esplanade Dr., Suite 100, Oxnard, CA 93036

Gurnee: 1075 Tri-State Pkwy. Ste. 800 Gurnee, IL 60031

San Jose: 2160 Lundy Ave. Suite 250 San Jose, CA 95131

Mesa: 1201 South Alma School Road Suite 5450 Mesa, AZ 85210

Tampa: 3030 North Rocky Point Drive West Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33607

Nashville: 3343 Perimeter Hill Dr. Suite 200 Nashville, TN 37211

Indianapolis: 9100 Keystone Crossing Suite 300 Indianapolis, IN 46240

Independence: 6000 Lombardo Center Suite 200 Independence, OH 44131

Phoenix: 2149 West Dunlap Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85021

Jacksonville: 5200 Belfort Road Jacksonville, FL 32256

Sandy: 9350 South 150 East Suite 420 Sandy, UT 84070

Colorado Springs: 1175 Kelly Johnson Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Oakland: 505 14th St. Oakland, CA 94612

Irving: 4800 Regent Blvd. Irving, TX 75063

Lynnwood: Lynnwood Center Redstone Corporate Center I 19020 Lynnwood, WA 98036

Fresno: 7575 North Fresno St. Suite 575 Fresno, CA 93720

Naperville: 2056 Westings Ave Suite 40 Naperville, IL 60563

Anaheim: 1900 S. State College Blvd. Suite 150 Anaheim, CA 92806

Milwaukee: 411 E. Wisconsin Ave. Ste 300 Milwaukee, WI 53202

Oklahoma City: 4013 Northwest Expressway Suite 100 Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Fort Washington: 1140 Virginia Dr. Fort Washington, PA 19034

Palmdale: One 39115 Trade Center Dr. Ste. 100 Palmdale, CA 93551

Portland: Peterkort Center II 9754 SW Barnes Road Ste.150 Portland, OR 97225

Long Beach: 3880 Kilroy Airport Way Long Beach, CA 90806

Philadelphia: 1800 JFK Blvd Suite 104 Philadelphia, PA 19103

Decatur: One West Court Square Ste. 100 Decatur, GA 30030

Denver: 1870 W. 122nd Ave. Denver, CO 80234

Broomfield: 1870 W 122nd Ave Broomfield, CO 80023

Alhambra: 1000 S. Fremont Ave. Alhambra, CA 91803

Get hands-on training with Remington College.

Programs : AAS in Computer and Network Administration, AS in Computer and Network Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

Cleveland: 14445 Broadway Avenue Cleveland, OH 44125

Garland: 1800 Eastgate Drive Garland, TX 75041

Mobile: 828 Downtowner Loop West Mobile, AL 36609

Lafayette: 303 Rue Louis XIV Lafayette, LA 70508

Memphis: 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. Memphis, TN 38132

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