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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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsGMAT, GRE
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent