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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Technical Communications - Graduate Certificate

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/geprograms/technical_communications_gc.html

The graduate certificate in Technical Communication prepares students to be professional information developers, technical communicators, and editors who are skilled at using the written and spoken word.

Completion of the graduate certificate requires 23 credits, distributed as follows:
Required Courses: 15 credits

ENG 571 Visual Technical Communication 4
ENG 575 Editing Technical Publications 4
ENG 576  Online Documentation  4  or
ENG 577  Technical Documentation, Policies and Procedures 4
ENG 674 Topics in Technical Communication*
     or
ENG 676 Instructional Design for Technical Communicators  3
     or
ENG 680 Proposals* 3

*May be repeated under various topics; additional credits of ENG 674 or ENG 676 or ENG 680 may be used as electives.
Elective Courses: 8 credits

ENG 562 Document Design 4
ENG 566 Usability 4
ENG 567 International Technical Communication 1-4
ENG 569 Project Management in Technical Communication 4
ENG 572 Topics in Technical Communication* 1-4
ENG 573 Desktop Publishing 4
ENG 574 Researching & Writing Technical Reports 4
ENG 576  Online Documentation    or
ENG 577  Technical Documentation, Policies and Procedures 4
ENG 674 Topics in Technical Communication*
     or
ENG 676 Instructional Design for Technical Communicators  3
     or
ENG 680 Proposals* 3
ENG 675 Technical Communication for STEM Professionals 3
*May be repeated under various topics.
All required courses in the certificate program are offered online within a two-year rotation.
 

Gainful Employment Program Information
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