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Arizona State University offers a degree program in technical communication.
The B.S. in technical communication is the only undergraduate technical communication degree program available in the state of Arizona.
Technical communication is applied workplace communication that makes technical information understandable and available to many audiences. In the technical communication program, students learn how to produce, design and manage information using both traditional and developing technologies.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the need for writers and editors will increase by 25 percent during the next five years. Software and electronics companies, media corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, nonprofits and other areas will see an increased demand for writers. Students in the program will prepare for careers as:
- Desktop publishers.
- Information designers.
- Multimedia designers.
- Publications managers.
- Technical editors.
- Technical writers.
- Web page and intranet page designers.