Thank you for your interest in the graduate-level professional degrees offered by the Department of Writing Studies. With our experienced faculty and a curriculum focusing on 21st-century professional challenges, we are well-positioned to offer you a premier certificate or master's degree experience, preparing you for careers in an in-demand field.
We offer the following professional degree options:
- Post-baccalaureate certificate in technical communication (Certificate in TC).
- Master of science in scientific and technical communication (MS in STC). Offered as a continuation of certificate-level work or as a stand-alone degree.
- Master’s-level minor in scientific and technical communication (STC minor).
Students in our MS, post-baccalaureate certificate, and minor programs benefit from a range of experiential learning opportunities, including with our Technical Communication Advisory Board (TCAB). This group of local and national business leaders provides opportunities including networking, mentoring, and internships. TCAB members also offer input and direction to our technical communications programs, strengthening their relevance and status.