The Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (WCET) certification program lets professionals clearly demonstrate their knowledge of wireless communication technologies to employers, and be prepared for new opportunities as they arise in various engineering fields in the wireless industry. 

Learn more about the IEEE WCET® certification


Benefits of the IEEE WCET certification include:

  • Globally recognized and vendor-neutral credential
  • Demonstrates knowledge across the breadth of wireless communications
  • Cultivates mastery of all aspects of wireless engineering technology for ever growing vertical and horizontal integrations
  • Recognition of knowledge and on-the-job experience needed to be successful in the industry
  • Emblem of personal, professional achievement
  • International industry participation credential development process

The following education and experience is recommended for candidates:

  • Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Graduate-level educational experience may be comparable to an equivalent period of professional work experience
  • “Professional wireless experience” - at least 51% of the candidate’s daily professional activities are in the field of wireless communication engineering
  • A thorough familiarity with the topics covered by the exam as noted in the seven areas of expertise

Fees and recertification

 Examination Fee*Recertification Fee
IEEE/IEEE ComSoc MembersUS$450US$180


Recertification every three years denotes your continued commitment to the profession and desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

*A nonrefundable US$175 application fee is included in the total examination fee

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