What will I learn?

Wireless communications systems are the threads that connect people and devices at home, work and play, making everything from cellphone calls to online meetings to navigating the road possible. In this certificate program, you’ll learn about the various types of wireless communications systems, digital signal processing and ubiquitous computing, or the way in which computing devices can be incorporated into the everyday fabric of our lives. You’ll also be introduced to the general tools of scientific research and technical development.


A graduate certificate in wireless communications systems from UNH will give you in-demand skills to advance in a wide range of fields, including wireless communications, mobile communications, antenna design, signal processing and commutation system design. You’ll earn your certificate in as few as 12 months, with the flexibility to start your coursework in the spring or fall.


Embedded software engineer
Network administrator
Network security engineer
Research engineer
Systems engineer
Telecommunications specialist
Wireless communications engineer
Wireless sales consultant


Wireless communication systems play a central role in today’s technological ecosystem. They connect people and devices in diverse environments, from homes, to businesses, to roads, to battlefields. This certificate program will provide students with the fundamental concepts necessary to understand and work with various aspects of wireless communication systems, from antennas, to modeling electromagnetic propagation, to signal processing, to multiple-­antenna communications.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
US$10,380.00 per year
USD $865 per credit hour
Start date

25 January 2022


University of New Hampshire

105 Main Street,


New Hampshire,

03824, United States

Online/Distance (12 months)

Tuition fees
US$10,380.00 per year
USD $865 per credit hour
Application deadline

1 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International applicants must hold a four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent as a precondition for applying to any of our graduate programs. In some cases, you may also need a master’s degree or its equivalent.

For international students

Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Degrees in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, related engineering field preferred.

English Language Score:

Minimum score requirements are as follows: TOEFL (Computer-based): 213; TOEFL (Internet-based): 80; IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.5; TOEFL ITP (Institution Administered): On case-by-case basis; TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication): On case-by-case basis; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 59.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.