Find accredited communications technician degree programs at local trade schools or online technical colleges. Accelerated and hybrid (classroom and online mix) communications technician course options are available at some schools. Use the search application to find a school.
“How do you become a communications tech?
There’s a lot involved when it comes to becoming a communications technician. You need to have a background in electronics, and employers prefer that it comes from a post-secondary education. Plus, you need to be trained.
- Get your high school diploma or GED.
- Attend a community college or trade school.
- Focus on electronics, telecommunications, or computer networking—all of which you can get a diploma or associate’s degree in.“[read more]
Colleges with Communications Technician Programs
All colleges are not listed here, use the search application to see your local options.
- Miller Motte College
- Porter and Chester Institute
- Southern Tech
- Wichita Tech
- Remington College
- New England Institute of Technology
“How much does a communications technician make?
The median annual salary is $53K. Once you’re fully established in your career, you can earn $80K. If you work in wireless, you’ll find the median salary to be higher, averaging just under $60K. You may find yourself working evenings, weekends, and holidays, because the type of equipment you repair never sleeps. And sometimes
The schools listed here are accredited and the type of accreditation is noted on each School’s page. Some schools have online programs, some evening and weekend classes, most have financial aid assistance and job placement services too.“[ref]