Certificate in Technical Communication 

The Certificate in Technical Communication provides you with the competencies necessary to communicate about specialized or technical topics through coursework centered on developing usable, reader-centered information. You will have unique opportunities to specialize in web technologies, information design, user experience research, or content development. In addition, you will engage in coursework that focuses on front-end development, grants and proposals, and technical editing. 


KSU Technical Communication students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Required Courses: (3 credit hours)
Select three courses from the following:

  • TCID 2002: Productivity Tools and Technologies
  • TCID 3400: Front-End Development I
  • TCID 3800: Front-End Development II
  • TCOM 2030: Research in Technical Communication
  • TCOM 2050: Issues in Digital Accessibility
  • TCOM 3011: Technical Writing II
  • TCOM 3020: Grants and Proposals
  • TCOM 3030: Instructional Design
  • TCOM 3070: User Assistance
  • TCOM 3130: Technical Communication: Theory, Ethics, and Practice
  • TCOM 3145: Social Media Infrastructure
  • TCOM 3245: Search Engine Optimization and Analytics
  • TCOM 3431: Information Design I
  • TCOM 4000: Technical Editing
  • TCOM 4045: Multi-Media for Technical Communicators
  • TCOM 4050: Instructional Video
  • TCOM 4120: Usability
  • TCOM 4431: Information Design II

Total Number of Credit Hours: 12


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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