Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication (RSTC), M.A. in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication (RSTC)
This Ph.D. and M.A. program focuses on applying rhetorical theory to research in scientific and technical communication in industry or government and prepares students to teach. Technical communication scholars study theories of rhetoric, science, cognition, social construction, feminism, and information design and apply these to advanced teaching, training, and research. Technical communication scholars and teachers/trainers work at universities, research and development divisions, multimedia development firms, and government agencies.