Technical Communication M.S.
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Possible Position Titles
- Technical Writer
- Grant Writer
- Medical Writer
- Web Writer
- Web Designer
- Social Media Manager
- PR Director
- Content Editor
- Communications Director
- Science Writer
- Oil and Gas
- IT companies
- Engineering & Science
- Nonprofit Organizations
- Medical Research
- Law firms
- PR and Marketing
- Social Media
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:
- Society for Technical Communication (STC)
- American Medical Writers Association (AMWA)
- Plain Language Association International (PLAIN)
- Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
- American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)
- American Marketing Association (AMA)
- International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
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What is Technical Communication?
The Master of Science in Technical Communication equips students to produce user-friendly technical documents, manage projects, understand communication ethics, analyze audiences, and conduct usability tests. Curriculum can be individualized with a selection of electives, making it valuable for a range of candidates, including:
- Professional writers seeking managerial positions
- Medical professionals seeking skills to producing publishable research, educational materials, and manuals
- Engineering, science, and technology project management, writing proposals, training materials, business-to-business communications
- Public relations and corporate training professionals