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Technical Communication and Information Architecture

12 months
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About

In a world increasingly dependent on technology, organizations are looking for employees with the skills to effectively communicate using a variety of technology platforms. The Technical Communication and Information Architecture programme is offered at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Overview

In the Master of Science in Technical Communication and Information Architecture (TCIA) program, you will take courses on enhanced technical communication and develop specialized concepts, skills, and tools for designing, implementing, and managing web applications and digital media.Students in the program come from a range of backgrounds, including design, English, and library science, providing you with a vibrant community and classroom discussions informed by a variety of perspectives.Upon completion of the TCIA program, you will be equipped with the expertise for a number of tasks relevant to mid-level and advanced positions in the workplace, including web application design, digital media project management, information architecture, and user experience testing and evaluation.The Technical Communication and Information Architecture programme is offered at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Program Overview

Learn to structure and deliver information for the best user experience across desktop and mobile technologies. Students take courses on enhanced technical communication and develop specialized concepts, skills, and tools for designing, implementing, and managing web applications and digital media.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the TCIA program have gone onto successful careers in:
  • Web design and development
  • Quality assurance
  • Content strategy
  • Social media and marketing
  • User experience and interface design

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • User Experience Research/Eval
  • Document Design
  • Technical Editing
  • Standards-Based Web Design
  • Web Application Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0.In addition to an application form, you must submit the following:

  • Professional statement discussing your professional and academic preparation and goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty or supervisors who can evaluate your potential for graduate-level work.
  • Official transcripts, or certified copies thereof, of all academic work at the college level or above.
  • Required test scores.
You are required to submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores with minimum scores of 144 in quantitative reasoning and 153 in verbal reasoning, and an analytical writing score of at least 3.0.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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