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Education & Career

Stay Ahead of the Curve

Sharpen your skills with ComSoc's professional development: Topics include 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and Software Defined Networking (SDN). Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (WCET) Certification is also available.


Professional Education and Certification

ComSoc Training
Focused on ComSoc's technical areas of interest, professional training is available in both online and in-person interactive formats with access to industry expert instructors. Course lengths range from three to twenty hours and address fundamental to advanced topics. Getting the training you need has never been this easy.

Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (WCET)
Vendor-neutral and trans-national in scope, this certification program's focus is explicitly on the knowledge and practical experience that a wireless communications professional needs to succeed in this global industry.

IEEE Software Defined Networking On-Demand Courses
IEEE ComSoc now offers a collection of online, on-demand courses in the field of Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization, and related technologies. Learn from industry experts about topics that include the fundamentals of SDN and NFV, security and management challenges, the latest SDN open source platforms, and more. Courses are generally 30 minutes to an hour in length and include the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

Free Resources

IEEE ComSoc Webcast
Pre-recorded webcasts are prepared by sponsors and presented to communications technology professionals to learn more about the latest advances from an industry perspective.

Free Tutorials Now
An online collection of recent presentations delivered at ComSoc-sponsored conferences, reviewing specific, current communications topics. Presentations lengths typically range between 30 minutes and 2.5 hours, and are in a “voice-over-PowerPoint” format.

IEEE ComSoc Webinars
Corporate-sponsored online panel sessions conducted live and subsequently available on demand.

IEEE ComSoc White Papers
Learn about the latest technologies and products through expert whitepapers provided by our sponsors.

For Students

ComSoc Summer School
The IEEE ComSoc summer school is designed for Ph.D. students studying communications and related areas. It consists of lectures by international experts covering fundamental, advanced, and hot topics.

Student Travel Grants
Student Scholarships
IEEE Student Branches

ComSoc Student Competition
Recognizing individual students or teams that demonstrate the capacity to improve the lives of people through the application of communication technology and the development of projects.

Students Rates
Distinguished Lecturers