Program Overview

Louisiana Tech University offers an E-Certificate in Technical Writing which is ideal for students who wish to enhance their oral and written communication through advanced training.  Acquiring this certificate will help students acquire important skills employers often desire and will enhance students' performance as professionals. Individuals who enroll often hold employment in business, aviation, engineering, social work, language, education, or a variety of other agencies. Tasks in this field include writing business letters, proposals, and other business related documents. Individuals enroll in this program for a variety of different reasons. Some reasons include to demonstrate oral and written communication skills, increase chances of advancement within a career, or to gain an advantage when entering the career field.

The E-Certificate in Technical Writing consists of 15 course credits with at least 12 credit hours in technical writing. The courses to earn this certificate include Seminar in Technical Writing, Technical Writing for Publication, Technical Editing, Occupational Technical Writing, Specification, Bid, Grant, and Proposal Writing, Readings in Scientific and Technical Communications, and Graphics in Technical Writing.

All courses are available online and students are not required to visit the campus. This online learning environment allows students to have a flexible experience and keep their employment status while working towards their certificate.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Louisiana Tech University is a four-year public doctoral and research school located in Ruston, Louisiana.  The college opened in 1894 as The Industrial Institute and College of Louisiana and changed its name over the years until 1970 when it adopted the current name.

    Louisiana Tech University offers associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctor’s degrees, and certificates of completion. The school’s colleges and schools include:

    • College of Applied and Natural Sciences
    • College of Business
    • College of Education
    • College of Engineering and Science
    • College of Liberal Arts
    • Graduate School

    Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. Louisiana Tech's Global Campus offers bachelor's and master's degrees online, as well as graduate certificates and certificates of completion.


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