English – Technical Communication, M.A.
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- Program Type:
- Online Master
- Arts and Humanities
The Technical Communication track of the English M.A. program is available fully online. Prospective students should enjoy writing and be excited to learn how to create effective documents in print and electronic form for government, education, corporate and nonprofit entities. Program participants should also have strong critical thinking skills to explore the fundamental theories that inform the discipline as well as have some familiarity with, or be willing to learn how to use, communication technologies. An undergraduate degree in English is not required; in fact, students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The program provides students with theoretical and applied skills in such areas as technical writing, visual design, usability, ethics, stylistics, computer documentation, international communication, and the rhetoric of science.
Students in this program come from a variety of educational backgrounds such as Psychology, Computer Science and English. The program’s faculty members have won prestigious awards, are well published in the field, and have considerable experience in teaching online courses.
Our graduates hold a variety of jobs in the central Florida region; they have found work as technical writers, technical editors, information designers, web designers, corporate trainers, consultants, information developers, educators, documentation specialists or have other communication related jobs.
These are the core values at UCF, and our community of thinkers, helpers and makers pushes boundaries and shifts paradigms to solve the world’s most pressing problems. A great university can unleash the potential to change the world. Listed as one of the most innovative universities in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges 2016 Guide, UCF specializes in providing high-quality distance learning options for those talented students and working professionals who are unable to physically attend our Orlando campus or our 12 Central Florida locations.