Arizona State University

Arizona State offers several options for studying Technical Communication, including a BS and an MS. In the BS program, students learn how to design, produce, and manage information using traditional and developing technologies. Students can complete the BS in one of two ways: via face-to-face and online courses offered through the Polytechnic campus, or fully online through ASUOnline. The MS curriculum balances theory and practice to ensure students develop the analytical abilities, technology expertise, and hands-on skills necessary for success as a technical communicator. The program prepares students for technical communication positions in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors and will offer professionals the opportunity to further advance their careers. The MS is offered through the Polytechnic campus via face-to-face and online courses.


Auburn University

Enjoy writing? Like learning new technologies? Appreciate good design? Thrive as a member of a team? Auburn University's Master of Technical and Professional Communication (MTPC) may be the graduate program for you.

Drexel University

Welcome to the Department of Culture & Communication, the home of Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Modern Languages, Sociology, and Urban Environmental Policy. Students and faculty work collaboratively across disciplines asking questions outside the box of each discipline alone. If you march to a different drummer, this is where you belong. We challenge our students to question, and they also challenge us.

-Professor Wesley Shumar, Dept. Head

Illinois Institute of Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Technical Communication (BS-PTC) encourages program in encourages a blend of theory and workplace-oriented practice, and encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial approach to their academic efforts in which they actively participate in the development of an individual plan of study.

James Madison University

The School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication graduates well-equipped students who actively participate and lead in professional fields and civil society. Individuals majoring in WRTC will be joining faculty and students in one of the only schools dedicated to the art and science of communication in a variety of modes and genres.

Mercer University

Technical communication is a broad, rapidly expanding career field. Every type of industry uses
technologies and needs to communicate well with many constituents. That means that they all need technical communicators!

Missouri University of Science and Technology

The department offers undergraduate (major and minor) and graduate degree programs in technical communication. Technical communication students, upon completion of their degrees, can have interesting and lucrative careers in almost any industry.

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Students in Technical Communication will plan, develop, and complete technical communication projects in one or more fields of science and technology. This program will be practice-oriented, emphasizing a problem-solving approach that empowers people in many disciplines to communicate more effectively.

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communication at New Jersey Institute of Technology

MS·PTC is an innovative program of graduate study with completely online seminars for the working professional available in an anytime-anyplace format. Students acquire an understanding of professional communication issues, information technologies, and social media while developing a comprehensive ePortfolio that demonstrates their professional skills.

Northeastern University

 A proliferation of new technologies and applications has heightened the call for professionals who can communicate complex technical ideas—succinctly and articulately. In response, Northeastern University’s College of Professional Services offers the Bachelors of Science and Master of Science in Technical Communication.

Southern Polytechnic State University

Your strengths and interests lie in writing, design, media arts. In communicating information and ideas. And you want to leverage those strengths into a practical skill set that will lead to or expand a fulfilling, enduring career. The English, Technical Communication & Media Arts department at Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) is the right place for you! We offer three undergraduate degree programs: BA in New Media Arts, BA in English & Professional Communication, and BS in Technical Communication. We also offer numerous online graduate programs: MSc in Information Design & Communication; MSc in Information & Instructional Design; Graduate Certificate in Technical Communication; and Advanced Graduate Certificates in Visual Communication, Content Strategy, Instructional Design, Communications Management, and User Experience. Learn to create meaning, inspire change, and deliver value. Explore the possibilities at SPSU today!

State University of New York Institute of Technology

The aim of the program is to engage students in critical assessments of various media and their applicability for a given purpose. Students will be prepared for advancement in professional careers that include secondary school and community college teaching, technical communication, public relations, marketing, instructional design and technology, government service, publications,  corporate communication, and training for profit and non-profit organizations, healthcare management and other industries.

University of Houston-Downtown

The professional writing major requires a minimum of 120 hours. For degree completion, at least 25 percent of the semester credit hours must be earned through instruction offered by UH-Downtown. The last 30 of the total hours and 18 of the upper-level hours toward the degree must be successfully completed in residence at UH-Downtown. An overall minimum grade point average of 2.0 at UH-Downtown is required for graduation, and a minimum average of 2.0 must be maintained in the upper-level hours in the major.

University of Minnesota

Since 1977 the University of Minnesota has offered a master’s degree in technical communication. Ours is one of the oldest and most highly respected programs of its kind in the country.

University of Washington

Students learn to design, write, edit, and evaluate technical and scientific materials. Students also learn about technical discourse, human-computer interaction, hypermedia and multimedia, publications management, and online support systems. Graduates apply their knowledge to create and enhance communication in scientific and technical environments.

University of Wisconsin-Stout

The Master of Science in Technical and Professional Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Stout is a 30-credit, fully online degree designed for working professionals. The program includes courses in usability, user-centered design, project management, emerging media, and communicating in multilingual environments. Students take advantage of a textbook rental service and do not pay extra for instructional resources. UW-Stout's Career Services office offers current students and alumni access to a variety of career exploration and preparation services.

Westminster College

In today's fast-paced electronic world, it takes effective communication to get results. The Westminster Master of Professional Communication (MPC) program is designed to help individuals enhance their communication skills and develop expertise in a specialized communication field.