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Undergraduate Certificate - Technical Writing

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The Technical writing online degree program at Ellis College of New York Institute of Technology can help students launch their careers as technical writers. Undergraduate Certificate - Technical Writing, one of online programs at Ellis College of New York Institute of Technology, is designed specifically for undergraduates (e.g. in English, Interdisciplinary Studies, or Information Technology), who wish to hone their writing skills and further broaden their career options through their elective credits. It is also available to students as a certificate program alone, as long as they meet all necessary prerequisites for the program and general admission requirements to Ellis College.

The continued dominance of technology in the global economy has increased the demand for technical writers-professionals with specialized knowledge and skills that are much needed in a variety of settings-including the IT, telecommunications, banking, manufacturing, government, medical and pharmaceutical industries. Technical writers are key communicators and are tasked with a wide range of projects that include instruction books, user guides, white papers, online documentation and technical graphics, support manuals, corporate communications, and industry analyses. Their role is critical and the opportunities are wide-particularly because technical writers can be employed successfully as consultants or full-time, integrated contributors to a company structure. This Technical writing online certificate program includes the following courses:

  • Writing for the Technical Professions
  • Introduction to Visual Literacy
  • Survey of Technical & Professional Document Production
  • Advanced Technical Writing
  • Writing for the Web

The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org; 312-263-0456).

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