Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication 

The Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication will provide you with the hands-on experience and skills needed to become a professional in technical communication. The technical communication degree places significant emphasis on understanding digital environments to provide you with multiple career avenues, including specialized content developers, visual information designers, technical writers, user experience researchers, grant writers, and digital accessibility specialists.

Technical communicators are information designers who take complex ideas and make them easy to understand. The technical communication degree develops your ability to use images, multimedia, content, and more to create clear, meaningful information products.

The technical communication degree aims to provide you with the skills necessary to quickly adapt information so audiences can understand new concepts and complex ideas. 

Our approach to technical communication merges technical knowledge and information design with an ultimate focus on understanding your audience. You will take introductory and advanced technical communication, user research, front-end development, and visual design.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Marietta

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Degree Pathway

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Technical Communication Degree Pathway
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Technical Communication Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Unique Program – Kennesaw State is the only university in Georgia to offer a technical communication degree.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a technical communication graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Technical Communication degree?

Technical writer employment is projected to grow 7% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. The continuing expansion of scientific and technological products and growth in web-based product support will drive employment demand for technical writers and other technical communication careers.

  • Information Designer
  • Publication Manager
  • Documentation Manager
  • Technical Author
  • Technical Writer
  • Information Developer
  • Content Strategist
  • Illustrator
  • Translator
  • Technical Communicator

Technical Communication Salary and Career Information

A career in technical communication offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in technical communications from KSU.


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Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design

Kennesaw State University
Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design
1100 South Marietta Pkwy MB#9045
Marietta Campus
Atrium Building (J), Rm 333
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-7202

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