Bachelor's - Communications: Technical Communication
Students enrolled in DeVry University's Bachelor's degree program in Communication with a concentration in Technical Communication have the opportunity to study perspectives on technology, proposal and grant writing, and other relevant topics. Read on to learn more about the Bachelor's degree program in Communication with a concentration in Technical Communication here.
Official Program Name:
Bachelor's degree program in Communication with a concentration in Technical Communication
School Offering Program:
Prospective students should be interested in computers and have strong writing and communication skills. Students enrolled in DeVry University's programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a high school diploma or equivalent.
DeVry University's Bachelor's degree program in Communication with a concentration in Technical Communication is designed so that students can study web design, perspectives on technology, proposal and grant writing, scientific and medical writing, and marketing and corporate communications. The degree program also includes courses in areas such as social sciences, general communications, business, and applied technologies.
Online or Campus-Based
Minimum Credits Required:
122 credit hours.
DeVry University offers over $29 million in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.
Course Topics Covered:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact DeVry University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Course topics covered in the Bachelor's degree program in Communications with a concentration in Technical Communication could include:
- Applied Technologies
- Communication Skills
- Natural Sciences
- Social Science
- Special Project
- Perspectives on Technology
- Marketing and Corporate Communications
- Proposal and Grant Writing
- Web Design
- Scientific and Medical Writing
Furthering Your Education:
Once a student has completed the Bachelor's degree program in Communications with a concentration in Technical Communication, he or she has the opportunity to pursue a master's degree in the field. Some of the courses that may be offered include marketing writing, information architecture, editing technical content, and introduction to technical and professional writing.
Master's degree programs that graduates could pursue, but are not limited to:
- Master of Science in Technical Communication
- Master of Science in Scientific and Technical Communication
- Master of Arts in Technical Communication
Once a student has completed the Bachelor's degree program in Communications with a concentration in Technical Communication at DeVry University, he or she has the opportunity to pursue careers in the field. Some potential employers may include government agencies, technical consulting firms, software publishers, architectural and engineering firms, and manufacturing companies. Job candidates should be comfortable working with different people across many different departments and possess excellent written communication skills.
Some possible entry-level careers may include:
- Scientific, technical, and medical writing and editing
- Equipment/software manual and operation instructions content creation
- Advertising and public relations information development
- Catalog, part list, and sales promotion material writing and editing
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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