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Technical Communication, Graduate Certificate
Through the technical communication program, students learn how to produce and communicate technical information, using traditional and digital technologies.Additional program fee: N
Second language requirement: N
The post-baccalaureate certificate requires 18 hours, including the following classes:
TWC 501 Principles of Technical Communication
Choose two of the following courses:
TWC 511 Principles of Visual Communication
TWC 521 Principles of Writing with Technology
TWC 531 Principles of Technical Editing
Choose three other 500-level TWC courses, of which at least two of which must be genre or information courses, such as TWC 543 Proposal Writing or TWC 552 Information in the Digital Age.
Students must be admitted to ASU with graduate standing—either in another graduate program or as a nondegree-seeking graduate student. Please contact the school for more information.
For U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Program Disclosure information, see http://catalog.asu.edu/files/shared/GE_Disclosure_ECTWCGRCT.pdf.
Contact InformationSchool of Letters and Sciences | SANCA 233
SLS@asu.edu | 480-727-1526
Those interested in the Technical Communication, Graduate Certificate online program may visit the ASU Online website for more information.
Students from western states who select this major may be eligible for a reduced nonresident tuition rate of 150 percent of Arizona resident tuition plus all applicable fees. See more information and eligibility requirements on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program Web site
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- Projected to grow much faster than average (employment increase of 20% or more) over the period 2008-2018
- Projected to have 100,000 or more job openings over the period 2008-2018
- New & Emerging occupation in a high growth industry
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