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Technical Communication

Arizona State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Technical Communication from Arizona State University provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the professional, cultural, and ethical issues that shape technical communication. 

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Overview

The Master of Science in Technical Communication from Arizona State University balances theory and practice as it helps students develop analytical abilities, technology expertise, and hands-on skills for career success. The program, which is open to applicants from any field, prepares students for technical communication positions in the private, public, and non‐profit sectors, and offers professionals the opportunity to further advance their careers.

Students who complete the program will be accomplished writers, editors, designers and researchers who are able to respond effectively to a range of audiences, issues and communication situations. The program prepares students for technical communication positions in the private, public and nonprofit sectors and offers professionals the opportunity to further advance their careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Technical Communication
  • Principles of Visual Communication
  • Visualizing Data and Information
  • Principles of Web Authoring
  • Social Media in the Workplace
  • Principles of Technical Editing
  • Grant and Proposal Writing
  • User Experience
  • Content Management and Topic-Based Authoring
  • Technical and Scientific Reports
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property in the Electronic Age

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

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.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of purpose
  • portfolio
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25200 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23544 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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