The Professional Certificate in Technical Communication will provide you with the most up-to-date knowledge in the field of Technical Communication. Learn the tools and techniques of technical editing as well, and practice marking indisputable errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and usage in technical documentation. Edit technical writing using MS Word and Adobe Acrobat (Reader or Professional), learn to communicate with authors and editors, and practice writing queries and creating style sheets. Explore how decisions made before the writing process begins can have unexpected ramifications.
In-class options might be available for some courses.
Early enrollment discount available. Cost does not include textbooks or parking.
Varies by student and courses taken per quarter.
You will also learn how to examine your thinking processes, such as how you use reason to solve problems, form opinions, and make decisions to improve text. You will also practice identifying key questions and assumptions, assessing interpretations and conclusions, and applying criteria and standards to analysis. Technical Communication is an excellent career for writers who love to help others understand complex information. Take the opportunity to draw on your skills in writing and information design to translate complex scientific or technical information into content that a specific audience will easily understand when you enroll in the Professional Certificate in Technical Communication.
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There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
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You must have native-level fluency with English and must write clear, logical, and grammatically correct sentences. You will need a computer, a high-speed internet connection, MS Word, PowerPoint, and proficiency with all of the above. Students should be prepared to send and receive email regularly, navigate the web, and manage files on a computer.
Please see the application for specific admission requirements for this program.
Although a college degree or professional experience in the field are not required, applicants with such experience may receive preference for admission when program capacity is limited.
Current UCSD students may be considered for admission depending on their academic and career focus and educational performance.
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