Sep 24, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Communication, M.A.

About the Technical Communication Master’s Program

This master’s degree prepares you for workplace success. Specific aims of study include knowledge of the history, theory, research, genres, principles, techniques, and practices of technical communication. The MATC qualifies you for project management, UX research, UCD, writing, and editing in a variety of industries. The thesis option requires students to complete 30 hours of graduate courses in technical communication and electives, 6 hours of research hours, and a thesis. The non-thesis option requires students to complete 36 hours of graduate courses in technical communication and electives. Students who elect the non-thesis option must complete a mid-program portfolio and pass a comprehensive portfolio examination in the semester of graduation.

The master’s degree in technical communication is also available fully online. Application and admission processes and degree requirements are the same across all modalities. Prospective students are advised to consult for details of degree requirements, the Director of Graduate Studies, and the course schedule.