Technical Communication Specialization Career Opportunities
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Liberal Arts & Sciences

Technical Communication Specialization

Technical Communication Careers Overview

Earning a bachelor's degree in Communications from DeVry University with a specialization in Technical Communication can help develop the skills and competencies employers value. Using traditional print media and all forms of electronic media, you'll be prepared for a technical communication career, to create, manage and edit materials that help people accomplish tasks and interpret complex material for a variety of audiences.

Professional Responsibilities

Industries

Career Options

Professional Responsibilities

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Communications from DeVry University with a specialization in Technical Communication, you'll be prepared to apply your skills to print, video, and online media as a technical writer or editor. In a technical communication career, your professional responsibilities could include:

  • Translating data, statistics, and other specialized information for a general readership
  • Developing and standardizing scientific or technical materials, such as scientific and medical reports, manuals, instructions, catalogs, and proposals
  • Selecting, reviewing, revising, and preparing material for publication or broadcast
  • Planning and editing technical reports
  • Overseeing preparation of illustrations, photographs, diagrams, and charts
  • Preparing and publishing material for the Internet and online audiences, including graphics and images
Industries

Technical communication careers can be found a number of industries, including:

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Education
  • Advertising agencies
  • PR firms
Career Options

DeVry University graduates of the Communications bachelor's degree program with a specialization in Technical Communication will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Scientific, technical, and medical writing and editing
  • Equipment/software manual and operation instructions content creation
  • Advertising and public relations information development
  • Catalog, part list, and sales promotion material writing and editing