What to Expect
The Wireless Systems Engineering Technology program at NAIT provides the building blocks necessary to begin your career in the technical world of wireless systems. The program is broken into four sections including:
- Introductory and Advanced Communications Theory - Covering the fundamental wireless technology and architecture, network fundamentals, signal spectrum, and communication techniques and theory.
- Communications Infrastructure and Transport Media - Covering the infrastructure of communications systems, methods of communication systems transmission, site planning, and building wiring.
- Enterprise (Business Infrastructure) and Industrial Communications Systems (Industrial Applications) - Covering broadband wireless technologies, enterprise data communications systems, land mobile concepts, wireless communication systems for industrial applications and personal communication technologies.
- Systems and Business Management and Final Research Project
Classroom & Study Hours
Students can expect to spend, on average:
- 27 hours per week attending classes over the course of a semester.
- 8 to 10 hours per week studying and completing class assignments.
Courses in the Wireless Systems Engineering Technology program take place in both traditional lecture and laboratory settings. Laboratories are equipped with test equipment, computers and commercial systems used in the information and communications technology industry.
Women in Technology and Trades
The Wireless Systems Engineering Technology program is supported by Women in Technology and Trades (WITT), an offering of NAIT Student Engagement. The goal of WITT is to ensure that all female students are aware of and prepared for the career opportunities that are available to them in diverse technical fields. Throughout the year, WITT provides networking events, lunch and learns, mentorship opportunities and support services that are available to women in technology and trades programs at NAIT.