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Program at a Glance

Online Bachelor's
College of Arts and Humanities
Credit Hours
Tied for #1 Online Bachelor Psychology Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Step forward as a leader in communication

Bridge the gap between technical fields and the general public through clear communication. Leverage your technical communication skills in nearly any industry within a variety of contexts, including promotional materials, instruction guides, technical manuals and more.

With your bachelor’s degree earned through UCF Online you’ll have the tools to become a spokesperson for the business and scientific communities. Through a variety of technical writing courses, you’ll learn how to document, research and explain complex topics. You’ll study topics such as documentation, technical publication, technical communication for virtual workspaces and more.

UCF Online’s bachelor’s degree in English with a focus in technical communication is offered entirely online. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to step into a wide variety of careers or to pursue an advanced degree. Get started today to earn your B.A. in English, Technical Communication. Careers in law, editing and publishing, teaching, corporate and not-for-profit management, consulting, information technology and graduate study in English and other disciplines. Students of English learn to read accurately, write clearly and think analytically in the department’s undergraduate programs.

Technical writer reviews a document with others.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
November 1
March 1
July 1
November 1
March 1

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Course Overview

Technical Writing Style

Strategies for understanding and improving writing styles, particularly for a variety of technical writing genres.

Theory and practice of technical document design, including style, format, and layout. Create documents with relevant publication technologies. Practice in publication project management.

Team-based planning, design, and development of technical communication documents for clients, including industry or non-profit organizations.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Learn how to convey complex information clearly, concisely, and accurately to various audiences.
  • Adapt your writing style and format to meet the needs of specific industries or disciplines.
  • Work effectively in interdisciplinary teams, coordinate tasks, and meet deadlines while maintaining clear and open lines of communication.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • international communications professional
  • publications specialist
  • technical editor
  • technical training specialist
  • technical writer
  • user experience consultant
  • web content specialist