Convert Technical Jargon

NOTE: This program has been sunset. If you are currently enrolled in the program, you may complete your coursework according to the planned schedule of offerings that was emailed to you. We are no longer accepting applications for new students.

Become a technical writer and find a new niche that utilizes both your technical knowledge and your passion for writing. Software publishers, computer or engineering companies, and technical consulting services are all looking for qualified technical writers to help them translate complex programming or scientific language into a concise, readable document that anyone can understand.

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    Est. Tuition $3,270

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 9-12 months *

    *Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 18 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
Required.
Required (12 Units )
 
WinterSpringSummerFall
Writing Customer Facing DocumentsLearn the fundamentals of creating the high-quality documents companies use to communicate more clearly and effectively with their customers, employees, and partners.
3 Units
Content StrategyLearn the business value of content, how to access that value, the importance of content in the business environment, and related topics in internationalizing content in today's world.
3 Units
Fundamentals of Technical WritingExamines processes and formats involved in writing three of the most common technical documents: user guides, policy and procedure manuals, and proposals.
3 Units
Managing Content ProjectsThis course focuses on the management of technical writing projects.
3 Units
Elective
Elective (6 Units )
 
 
WinterSpringSummerFall
Business Proposal WritingLearn the mechanics of producing a ready-to-submit proposal document.
3 Units
Documenting Policies and ProceduresThe basics of developing and writing organizational policies and task-based procedures.
3 Units

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We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.

Jan03Winter 2022
Feb07Winter 2022

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