Technical communications | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio
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Technical communications

Prepare for many different forms of technical communication in the workplace by learning to write clearly and edit and design technical documents while exploring courses in a variety of disciplines. A required internship during the program’s final semester will introduce you to technical writing in the workplace.

Work in many areas
(may include, but not limited to):

Your written communication and critical thinking skills will open doors in many industries, including publishing, education, media, manufacturing, aviation and medicine.

Prepare for a career as a/an
(may include, but not limited to):

  • proofreader
  • editor
  • grant writer
  • social media specialist
  • educator
  • instructional designer

Your pathway to a degree

You can start with a technical communications certificate and grant writing certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in technical communications:

Technical communications certificate

Grant writing certificate

Associate degree

  • Associate of applied science in technical communications
  • Kent State University; bachelor degree in applied communication.

Program learning outcomes

  • Research the information needs of readers, users, and decision makers of technology.
  • Design documents using both text and graphics appropriate for a variety of workplace readers in national and international settings.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of technical documents in various online and print media.
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