ASU’s master of science in technical communication will provide you with knowledge and skills for the design, production and management of print and digital texts using traditional and developing technologies.
Next start date: 08/20/2020
Total classes: 12
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 36
The curriculum provides a comprehensive understanding of the professional, ethical, and cultural issues in the field. The combination of theory and practice will help you develop your analytical abilities, technological expertise and skills necessary for success in technical communication careers. You will learn from skilled faculty with a range of expertise, including visual communication and information design, content strategy and management, global and cross-cultural communication, social media, and user experience (UX).
As a technical communication graduate, you will be prepared for careers in writing, editing, design, and research in which you will communicate effectively with a broad range of audiences. These skills may support you in your current position or help you build a new career in technical communication.
36 credit hours including a thesis, or 36 credit hours including the required applied project course (TWC 593) or 36 credit hours including the required capstone course (TWC 596).
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.
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