Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering
JHU Master of Science in Engineering Management

JHU Master of Science in Engineering Management
Technical Concentrations

Communications Science

(Sponsored by the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering)

Required Courses
Students may select any combination of 5 courses in communications and related fields from the list below. The concentration advisor retains the right to approve courses not on this list.

520.401 Basic Communications
520.410 Fiber Optics and Devices
520.435 Digital Signal Processing
520.447 Introduction to Information Theory & Coding
520.465 Digital Communications I
520.619 Optical Communications
520.645 Adaptive Filtering
520.646 Wavelets and Filter Banks
520.651 Random Signal Analysis
520.652 Filtering and Smoothing
520.666 Information Extraction
520.674 Information Theoretic Methods in Statistics
520.735 Sensory Information Processing
520.753 Free Space Optical Communications

Elective Courses
Option #1 (for those with interest in a broad range of communications)
Any two (2) of the following courses, approved by the faculty advisor:
520.447   Information Theory and Coding
520.460   Error Control Coding
520.435   Digital Signal Processing
520.443   Digital Multimedia Coding and Processing

Option #2 (for those with interest in optical communications)
Any two (2) of the following courses, approved by the faculty advisor:
520.410   Fiber Optics and Devices
520.413   Introduction to Photonics
520.619   Optical Communications

 

"Individuals who are able to combine a specific engineering or technology-related background with additional understanding and appreciation of such critical concepts as marketing strategy, finance, organizational development, and communications will better position themselves for leadership opportunities among high technology employers."

- James Pitts, Corporate Vice President and President, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems