Indiana University offers the Certificate in Technical Communication an online technical writing degree. This online writing degree examines the process of gathering scientific, mechanical, chemical, legal, economic, medical, procedural, or other specialized information and presenting it to a targeted audience in a clear, useful, accurate, comprehensive, grammatically correct, and easily understandable form. Students who earn this certificate develop the core knowledge, skills, and professional practices necessary for entry-level technical communicators. They refine their abilities to gather and transform technical knowledge for a variety of audiences as they design, develop, and edit effective, usable publications using sound communication principles and current technology.
This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Indiana University Online is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Essay/Writing Sample, Official High School Transcript/GED Score