Technical Writing Certificate

Technical Writing Certificate

The certificate curriculum is designed for those seeking to move into careers in technical writing and editing or to upgrade skills in this area.

The emphasis is on tools, techniques, and procedures for developing, preparing, and producing technical documents and presentations in a work environment.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Write clearly for different audiences.
  • Edit documents for correctness and consistency.
  • Edit documents using sound grammar.
  • Plan documents, including the budgeting and scheduling of them.
  • Learn what is taught in a computer class.
  • Plan, deliver, and critique speeches common in business and industry.
  • Implement basic principles of management or marketing that are common in business and industry.

Program Advising

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans. 

Careers

Technical writers, also called technical communicators, produce instruction manuals and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. They also develop, gather, and disseminate technical information among customers, designers, and manufacturers.

Curriculum

 

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