Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Telecommunication Service

Telecommunications Service Technology-Associate of Applied Science
Allyson Hill, Program Coordinator/Instructor


This two-year program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of technical positions within the Telecommunications industry. It is designed to produce workers with multi-faceted skills with foundations in electronics, computers and telecommunications, which enable them to be flexible and versatile.  Emphasis is on telephone instruments, key systems, PBX systems, analog and digital voice communications, data communications, fiber optic applications, satellite and microwave communications, and integrated services digital network (ISDN).

Progression:  To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed under Course of Study  with a "C" average (grade point average of 2.00) or higher is required in each TCT and EET course to progress in the program.

A Grade of "C" or higher is required in each TCT and EET course to progress in the program.

OPPORTUNITIES

Job opportunities directly related to our Telecommunications Technology training program: These are career fields within the telecommunications industry that this program prepares graduates to go into at the entry level, to include:

  • Telephone technician
  • Fiber Optic technician
  • Telecommunications technician
  • Broadcast Communications technician
  • Communications Electronics technician
  • PBX  Service technician
  • Cell Site technician
  • Technical report writer
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Marine
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • National Guard

Job opportunities indirectly related to our Telecommunications Technology training program: These are closely related fields that this program prepares graduates to go into at the entry level, to include:

  • Digital Electronic technician
  • BioMed technician
  • Instrumentation technician
  • Slot Machine technician
  • Radar technician
  • Computer Service technician
  • Robotics technician
  • TMDE Repair and Calibration technician
  • Home Entertainment Equipment technician
  • Quality Control technician
  • Control System technician
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) technician

This program also prepares students to continue their education at a 4-year college/university in pursuit of a Bachelors degree in electronic/telecommunications.

NOTE:  Today's high speed information transfer technology is still in its infancy and is sure to grow in leaps and bounds over the next several decades. Job opportunities in this high tech environment are projected to grow rapidly as well.  Come join us at MCC in our Telecommunications Technology program and be a part of this future. For further information contact Allyson Hill, at (601)484-8780 or email  ahill4@meridiancc.edu