IUPUI Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Technical Communication

Technical Communication

Communication = Connection

Rapidly advancing technology increases the need to communicate complex technical information effectively to a variety of audiences and users. Technical communicators use technology to create necessary resources such as user manuals, online help, websites, training materials, and specifications, among many other technical communication products.  

Degrees Offered

Why Technical Communication at IUPUI?

  • Flexible curriculum with face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses
  • Curriculum that responds to the needs of STEM employers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Transferable credits from many Ivy Tech degrees
  • Second major options for many IUPUI degrees
  • Applied industry projects and internships
  • Experienced faculty with up-to-date information from the field
  • Coursework in designing, developing, and editing technical communication products
  • Optional tracks that focus on healthcare, usability, or international/intercultural dimensions

Common Careers for graduates

  • Technical Writer/Communicator
  • Technical Editor
  • Usability Specialist
  • Web Designer
  • Multimedia Content Developer
  • Technical Trainer

 

Program Contacts

Anne Shepherd

Office: ET 331B
Email: anjsheph@iupui.edu
Phone: 317.278.1311Phone

Corinne Renguette

Office: ET 324E
Email: crenguet@iupui.edu
Phone: 317.274.0018Phone

TCM Writing Center

TCM Writing Center

The TCM Writing Center is a free student service provided by the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology.

For hours of operation or to make an appointment, visit the TCM Writing Center page: http://et.engr.iupui.edu/tcmwritingcenter/