Online Masters of Science in Technology - Technical Communication

Department: School of Engineering and Technology
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program has weekly synchronous sessions that are recorded for students who cannot attend live
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 2 years taking 2-3 courses per term - students who take 1-2 courses per term may take longer to complete the program
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Directed Project or additional course
Credits Required: 33 credits (10-11 courses)
Example Courses: Measurement and Evaluation in Industry and Technology; Advanced Project Management in Technology; Mixed Methods Research; Advanced Visual Technical Communication; Advanced Managing Document Quality; Teaching Technical and Professional Communication

Application Requirements
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required - if Bachelor's degree is from a regionally accredited institution
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree; three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$13,340.25 + fees (in-state); ~$40,392 + fees (out-of-state) - out-of-state tuition may be less for students who live in states eligible for the Midwest Student Exchange Program (see website for more details)
Cost per Credit Hour: $404.25 per credit hour (in-state); $1,224 per credit hour (out-of-state)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states