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Master of Technical Communication

Program Details

The online MTC degree program from Utah State University is geared toward a variety of students:

  • Practicing professional writers may advance their careers by learning practical skills and the theories that can support or challenge workplace practices.
  • Students considering an academic career are introduced to technical communication and rhetoric as an academic field, and graduates may go on to complete PhDs in the field or teach at two-year colleges.
  • High school English teachers who complete this degree are able to add technical communication classes to their teaching repertoire, incorporate principles of technical communication into their existing classes, or make the switch to teaching at two-year colleges. 


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3.0 or higher GPA for the last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
  • Score at or above the 40th percentile on GRE or GMAT
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two writing samples
  • Current curriculum vitae

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities