Master of Science in Technology / Technical Communication
Indiana University Online

Program Details

The Master of Science in Technology with a Technical Communication track from Indiana University Online is an online technical writing degree.  With the rapid expansion of scientific and technical products and knowledge there is an increased need for professionals who are able to communicate this information in a way that is easy to use and understand.  This online writing degree prepares students to gather technical, scientific, mechanical, chemical, legal, medical, procedural, and more specialized knowledge and then pass this on to a targeted audience in a form that is both accurate and easy to understand.  Topics covered include:

  • Communication design processes
  • Usability of user documentation
  • Visual technical communication
  • Effective technical communication
  • Applied research

Graduates are able to use a variety of media and contexts to create effective technical communication in careers as technical writers, technical communicators, technical editors, usability specialists, technical trainers, technical communication managers, and more. 

This graduate certificate is awarded by the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology 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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent