University of California - Riverside

UCR Extension Center

Technical Writing



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Technical Writing

Format: Online

Program Description:

This online program is designed to meet the growing demand for more effective communication of technical material through manuals, reports and online documentation. It provides an integrated curriculum covering principles and practices commonly used in technical environments. The program is designed for those who are looking to advance their current careers or enter an entirely new career focusing on technical writing.

Participants in this certificate program will learn the skills, techniques and strategies to effectively communicate technical information in many different forms to meet specific audience needs. The course of study will focus on:

  • Organization
  • Facts & Figures

    # of Credits Required: 15

    In State Tuition (per year): Approximately $2,500

    Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

    Locale: Large City

    Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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