Metropolitan State University's innovative Technical Communication Master of Science program will help you succeed in this rapidly evolving profession, within a global marketplace. The program offers you flexible scheduling, with classes available on evenings and weekends.

The program will also:

  • Give you many opportunities to network with communication professionals who represent a variety of careers in major companies, organizations, and entrepreneurial venues
  • Prepare you for upper-level and managerial positions in technical communication
  • Enrich your understanding of theory and practice, while allowing you to customize your program

Application Deadlines

All required application materials must be completed by March 1 for summer semester; June 1 for fall semester; or October 1 for the spring semester of the following year. Please submit application materials online via the Graduate Admissions website. Feel free to contact our program if you have questions:

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Career Options

Because technical communication describes a skill set rather than a job title, our students apply their education to many different career fields. Examples include technical writing, training development (both online and traditional), technical marketing, public relations, corporate communications, web site and web content design, user experience, information architecture, usability and quality assurance, project management, small business management, engineering, and others.

A Program Connected to the Workplace

Metropolitan State University's Master of Science in Technical Communication prepares you for the real demands of the workplace in a number of ways:

  • Our Advisory Board of alumni and practicing professionals works closely with faculty to ensure our program is high quality and relevant to the workplace.
  • Some of our classes integrate service learning, where students create information products for nonprofit organizations.
  • Internships are considered as electives.
  • All faculty have professional backgrounds or experience in technical communication.

Contact Information

For further information or to answer any questions, please contact:

LisaAnn McMahon