5G Training and Certification

Qualcomm Wireless Academy (QWA) 5G University Program

5G Certification

The Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things presents the 5G Training and Certification for Students in collaboration with the Qualcomm Wireless Academy (QWA) 5G University Program.

This program empowers Northeastern students to elevate their competence and bolster their professional credentials within the burgeoning realm of “NextG” communication and networking. By undergoing training and earning certification in cutting-edge wireless technologies, students can fortify their skill sets and expand their horizons in this dynamic industry.

About the Certification


The Qualcomm Wireless Academy (QWA) provides students with 5G training, opportunities for professional development, and networking in the following three ways:

  • Complementary 5G training.
  • 5G Introductory-level Certification
  • Qualcomm Recruitment Potential

5G Training and Certification


5G Primer

A broad two-hour introductory course for business and/or engineering students who are new to the field of wireless engineering.

01/19/22 - BOSTON, MA - Stock photo of 5G cellphone on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. Photo by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University

Fundamentals of Cellular Communication and 5G

A more in-depth six-hour introductory course with some technical components also geared toward business and/or engineering students new to the field.

Course Enrollment


  1. Create Your QWA Account:
    Please create your account here.
  2. Select Your Courses:
    First, make sure you’re logged into your new account. Then, click on the two courses below and click “Add to Cart” for each course. Please ensure both courses are in your cart before you proceed to checkout.
  1. Complete the Checkout Process:
    Once the two courses above are in your cart, proceed to checkout.
    Once you’re on the checkout page, apply the following coupon code: NE-5G-UPQ.
    Once you complete the checkout process, you can view your courses in the “My Courses” tab at the top right of the page.

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