Online Master of Science in Technical and Professional Communication

Department: College of Arts, Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences (CACHSS)
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program mainly uses asynchronous instruction - there may be live synchronous sessions which are recorded for students who cannot attend
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 2 years

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Field project or thesis
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Theory & Research in Technical Communication; Visual Rhetoric for Technical & Professional Communicators; Communication Strategies for Emerging Media; User-Centered Research for Technical Communicators; Advanced Interpersonal Communication; Business and Professional Speaking; Advanced Usability

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.75
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Work Experience: Experience in academic or professional settings writing and designing documents preferred
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$15,990 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $533 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states