Telecommunications Technology


The Telecommunications Technology program starts with the fundamental concepts of electronic communications and provides the foundation necessary for various telecommunications careers.

The program provides students with the opportunity to earn their Customer Service Specialist (CSS), Residential Electronic Systems Integrator Basic, Audio-Visual and Security-Surveillance as well as Telecommunications Electronics certifications through the Electronics Technicians Association ( In addition, students can earn certifications including: Intro to Telecommunications, Copper Based Systems, and Fiber Optic Based Systems through C-Tech and Satellite Fundamentals through the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Agency.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,573.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Telecommunications Cable Installer432Certificate
Telecommunications Networking Specialist864Certificate
Telecommunications Electronics Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
16940 Highland Dr.
McKenzie, TN 38201

Job Duties

Repair, adjust, or install audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 940

Current job openings per year: 40

Salary Range


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