TSM Master of Science


Kentucky’s only Program of Distinction of its kind and is one of few in the nation.  The program is offered online and students must complete ten graduate courses (30 credit hours) broken into 24 hours of required courses (8 courses) and six hours of electives (2 courses).  


To graduate students with the technical, financial, and project management competencies necessary for development and implementation of successful telecommunications network solutions in both the private and public sectors. Graduates will be positioned to be highly valued participants in the market as effective providers and well-informed purchasers of integrated telecommunications applications in a wide variety of settings.

Advantages of TSM at Murray State

  • Career-enhancing Degree
    Telecommunications systems are networks of leading-edge technologies such as fiber optic systems, satellites, wireless, telephony, and cable that are connected to computers that allow organizations and individuals throughout business and industry to communicate instantaneously around the world.  TSM graduates have gone to work in the US and some foreign countries for banks, insurance companies, technology companies, governmental agencies and university. 
  • Access and Flexibility
    TSM MS Classes are offered to fit your schedule. Classes are taught at night, during the day, as well as 100% online.  Yes, you can complete the TSM MS program 100% online.
  • Personal attention 
    Each student receives personal attention from the TSM Advisor, as well as from the teaching faculty.    
  • Non-TSM Majors Welcome
    Yes, we welcome students whose undergraduate degrees are NOT in Telecommunications Systems Management! 

Are you ready to become a TSM-MS Graduate Student?



Marcia Combs-Ford
TSM Graduate Program Director
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems