Technical Writing and Communication

Writers for technical manuals, medical papers, and business communications need to understand grammar basics as well as information usability for complex topics. Our Technical Writing and Communication certificate program focuses on five focus areas: Technical Communication Fundamentals; Advanced Topics in Communication; Project Leadership; Tools and Technologies; and Engineering Communication. You’re invited to take individual courses to update specific skills or pursue the certificate for comprehensive instruction. Learn from the professionals who have defined the profession in Silicon Valley.

Program Format

Courses are offered in classroom and online.

Credit Required

7 required courses, 3 electives

Program Duration

Most courses take between 4 - 10 weeks to complete. Certificate, if pursued full-time, can take between 6 months and one year

Approximate Program Cost

$ 6,575

(Program costs are higher for F-1 students.)