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Are there any Ph.D programs in technical writing?



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Texas Tech has a really great and respectable technical writing PhD program. * This program is available onsite or online. * Program homepage:

WRD/English Departments

Another option would be to research Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse (WRD) Departments within major universities.

* These departments usually include a Technical Writing or Technical Communications track for graduate students.

* DePaul University has a great WRD Department with coursework focusing on technical writing. Certification programs

Another solution is a certification program within a reputable university and/or training center.

* University of California Riverside: * Tech-writer Certification: * Google "technical writer certification" for a list of great resources and

* Society for Technical Communciation (STC) has a list of online certification courses: Hope this helps...

De Anna Fench, M.Ed.

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