Become a highly trained technical communicator with a master's degree in Technical Communication. This graduate program provides a comprehensive curriculum that enhances written, oral and visual communication skills.
As a technical communicator, you have the ability to bridge the gap between technical experts and the users of technology. There is a wide variety of jobs available in this field, including content developers, technical editors and writers, usability specialists and web designers.
Thesis and non-thesis options available. The thesis degree requires a minimum of 33 credit hours of coursework (24 credit hours of coursework from the list of courses below, in addition to 3 hours of TCH COM 6600 and 6 hours of TCH COM 5099). The non-thesis degree requires 30 credit hours of coursework.
The remaining courses should come from the following list and should be determined in consultation with the student’s academic advisors. Students must take 3 TCH COM courses at the 6000 level.
Your Pathway to a Graduate Degree
Start earning college credit toward a graduate degree. The GRE is not required to enter a certificate program, and credit earned may be applied toward your master’s degree.*
*restrictions may apply
Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply. Check with the academic department for program specific details and requirements. Learn more about the certificate to master's program.