Telecommunications Systems Management

The Telecommunications Systems Management curriculum provides a solid foundation in information systems technologies and the application of those technologies in a business environment.  Solid technical competency in IP infrastructure routing and switching, network services, network TSM Alumni at CSI in Paducah, KYoperating systems, network security, system security, and voice communication systems are provided in the core curriculum. Business courses in key areas of business principles provide a foundation for the graduate to intelligently apply technical skills to business problems.  Students select courses to extend this core into the areas of wireless systems, advanced security and system administration.

The award-winning Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program was specifically designed to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving workplace where the information systems infrastructure is fundamental to the success of the enterprise.  This focus is constantly adjusted by a distinguished National Advisory Board to ensure that the curriculum is up-to-date.  The TSM program was awarded Undergraduate Program of the Year in 2007 and the Graduate Program of the Year in 2009 by the International Telecommunications Education and Research Association.

Graduates of the TSM program are employed TSM Alumni at Adtran in Huntsville, ALthroughout the United States in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, insurance, banking, healthcare, education, internet & phone service provider, and government.  Typical job titles include:

  • Network Security Specialist
  • Telecommunications Project Manager
  • Network Analyst & Designer
  • Data Network Supervisor
  • LAN/WAN Support Specialist
  • Systems Security Administrator
  • Computer Network Manager