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Technical Communication

Texas State University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15440 USD/year
15440 USD/year
7880 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Technical Communication major at Texas State University prepares graduates to write in technical and other professional settings and to pursue doctoral work in the field.

Overview

The Master of Arts in Technical Communication (MATC) at Texas State University prepares students to write and communicate effectively in technical, scientific, and professional environments and to pursue doctoral work in Technical Communication. The MATC program provides students a strong foundation in technical communication, rhetorical theory, intercultural communication, technical editing, software documentation, usability testing, social media, and web design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations in Technical Communication
  • Studies in Rhetorical Theory
  • Contemporary Composition Theory
  • Language Problems in a Multicultural Enviroment
  • Studies in English Language and Linguistics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
78
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  •           or

    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
    • minimum 3.0 GPA in 12 or more hours of undergraduate English, writing, editing, web design, or technical communication/professional writing course work 
    • GRE not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7880 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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