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Telecommunication Technology Specialization

The industrial specialization in Telecommunication Technology (TT) offered by Illinois Tech's Industrial Technology and Management (INTM) program was designed for students with prior training and experience as a Communications Journeyman. Most students choosing a TT specialization are members of IBEW 134 who have completed the EJATT Communications Technology Apprenticeship Program, earned an A.A.S. in Communications Technology at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, and are interested in pursuing a management position in industry.

Communications Journeymen and Apprentices install and maintain structured wiring and electronic systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings. The EJATT apprenticeship program is four years in duration and is registered with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. The program consists of on-the-job training provided by union electrical contractors, and related classroom instruction earning 54 college credit hours through Richard J. Daley College.


INTM’s Telecommunication Technology Specialization is comprised of four courses from Illinois Tech’s Information Technology and Management (ITM) program:

  • ITMO 440/540 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet
  • ITMO 441/541 Network Administration and Operations
  • ITMS 448/548 Cyber Security Technologies
  • INTM 449/549 Telecommunications over Data Network

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