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Technical Communication (Undergraduate Certificate)

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This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.

*Courses for this certificate programs are offered both online and on campus. Please check the current course listings for online availability.

Technical communication is the process of gathering scientific, mechanical, chemical, legal, economic, medical, procedural, or other specialized information and presenting it to a targeted audience in a clear, useful, accurate, comprehensive, grammatically correct, and easily understandable form.

As a student in the Technical Communication Certificate program, you complete 6 hours of technical or scientific courses, including an introductory computer course. In addition, you take 13 credit hours of course in in five areas:

  • introduction to technical communication
  • visual technical communication
  • editing
  • advanced applications of technical communication
  • career development

When you complete the certificate, you will have the core knowledge, skills, and professional practices needed to become an entry-level technical communicator.

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Website: Technical Communication (Undergraduate Certificate)
Phone: 317.278.1313