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Technical Writing Certificate

Gain your foothold in the growing technical writing field. Build off of your existing knowledge in nearly any industry with complementary web content and design, social media, and technical writing skills.

What You’ll Learn

The Technical Writing Certificate is designed using input from local employers and major corporations in the field, resulting in a targeted, career-focused curriculum that helps you break into this lucrative field.

No matter what your existing degree or experience—engineering, computer science, architecture, graphic design, health and medicine— you’ll learn technical writing skills that will make you more employable, such as social media strategy, writing for web applications, journalism, and more.

Career Options

  • Communications Officer
  • Computer Interface Designer
  • Information Design
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Technical Support
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Content Developer

"New York Tech’s Technical Writing Certificate provides students with a modern communication skill set employers from various industries actively seek. Our graduates compete favorably in a crowded job market and have a wider variety of opportunities available to them."

John Misak, M.A., D.A.

Assistant Professor, Director of Technical Communication

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

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$70,000

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New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

You may pursue the Technical Writing Certificate either as a standalone 18-credit program or as an addition to any New York Tech degree, requiring only 15-credits beyond your core requirements. In either case, you’ll gain a solid grounding in classic and contemporary technical writing skills, from digital imaging to writing for the web to public speaking.

USNWR Best Colleges in Social Mobility

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

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