Technical and Professional Communication Undergraduate Certificate and Minor

What are the top skills employers are seeking today?

According to respondents to NACE’s Job Outlook 2015 survey, when considering college graduates for jobs, employers look for candidates who:

  • Work well in teams
  • Have strong written communication
  • Speak well
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Have a strong work ethic

 

The certificate and minor in technical and professional communication programs at Lawrence Technological University focus on ALL of these.

Why Technical and Professional Communication at Lawrence Tech?

techandprof.pngThe technical and professional communication program emphasizes lean writing. You will learn to communicate crisply, clearly, and concisely. In keeping with the University’s motto of “theory and practice,” this program provides you with a strong academic grounding combined with practical, professional experience and hands-on projects. With a minor or certificate in technical and professional communication, for example, you will be equipped to write and edit the copy, design and publish the brochure, and give an effective presentation on your work. These skills are in high demand among today’s employers.

Curriculum

The 15-credit-hour certificate consists of:

Core Courses 9
     Technical and Professional Communication  
     Speech  
     Interpersonal and Nonverbal Communication  
          or Collaborative Communication for Leaders  
Electives  
     Two additional Courses at the 2000 level or higher 6
Total 15

The 18-credit hour Minor consists of:

Core Courses 9
    Technical and Professional Communication  
    Speech  
    Interpersonal and Nonverbal Communication  
         or Collaborative Communication for Leaders  
Electives 9
    Three additional courses at the 2000 level or higher  
Total 18

 

Getting Started

For more information, including information for transfer and international students, contact Lawrence Tech's Office of Admissions at 800.225.5588 or admissions@ltu.edu.