Texas Tech University's online Master of Arts in Technical Communication provides a broad approach to the discipline by offering classes in areas such as editing, design, rhetorical theory, online documentation, publications management, and usability testing. Professionals in fields such as technical communication, human resources, consulting, software design, graphic design, engineering, and management will find the MATC invaluable for career advancement.
Prerequisite: Bachelor's Degree
Up to nine credit hours may be in a minor. In addition, submission of a portfolio of your work will be required in your final semester. Learn more.
Application (12 credit hours)
|ENGL 5372||Technical Reports|
|ENGL 5373||Technical Manuals|
|ENGL 5374||Technical Editing|
|ENGL 5375||Document Design|
|ENGL 5376||Online Publishing|
|ENGL 5377||Theoretical Approaches to Technical Communication (when the topic emphasizes application)|
|ENGL 5378||Publications Management|
|ENGL 5369||Discourse and Technology|
|ENGL 5384||Rhetoric of Scientific Communication|
|ENGL 5385||Ethics in Technical Communication|
|ENGL 5386||Written Discourse and Social Issues|
|ENGL 5388||Usability Testing|
|ENGL 5389||Field Methods of Research|
|ENGL 5377||Theoretical Approaches to Technical Communication (when the topic is theoretical)|
Course options to complete this requirement vary. More information.
|ENGL 5371||Foundations of Technical Communication|
|ENGL 5390||Writing for Publication|
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