Industry Insight

"SBA is eager to hire candidates with specific training in our industry, and the new Managing Construction for the Wireless Telecommunication Industry program at Wentworth offers courses that are specifically designed to meet the needs of wireless industry professionals."

- Mark Ciarfella, Senior Vice President, Operations at SBA Communications Corporation

Professional Certificate

Managing Construction for the Wireless Telecommunication Industry

Two wentworth adult students in class

The managing construction for the wireless telecommunication industry certificate is geared primarily towards field and administrative construction professionals who would like to transition into the wireless telecommunication industry.  Students will gain an overview of the wireless industry and become familiar with how to design, build, and project manage the development of a cellular network/cell site.

This convenient, 100% online certificate program is ideal for adult learners, with fast-paced seven weeks courses that allow you to quickly gain career-enhancing skills. A professional certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the three required courses.

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Admissions Requirements

Successful applicants for admission should:

  • Be 22 years of age or older
  • Possess basic understanding of the wireless industry

Each Course

  • Length: 7 weeks
  • CEU's: 3

Certificate Requirements

  • Introduction to Wireless Telecommunications Industry
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Basic Cell Site Construction

Course Descriptions


This course provides an overview of the wireless (cellular) industry and its applications. Some of the basic topics will include History of Wireless, Industry Overview, Technologies, Cellular Network


This course provides an introduction to managing projects. Some of the basic topics include Design Processes, Scheduling, Financing, Production, Marketing, and Distribution. Organizational Structures will also be discussed.  Developing an action project will begin in this course.


This course provides an introduction and an overview of building a typical cell site within a cellular network. This includes Site Design, Civil Construction Overview, Electrical Systems and Utility Overview, Radio Frequency (RF) Overview, and Safety.

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