Certificate in Technical Communication
Indiana University Online

Program Details

Indiana University offers the online Certificate in Technical Communication, 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.


  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • GPA of 3.0 (general expectation)
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission