Technical and Professional Communication Undergraduate Certificate and Minor

What are the top skills employers are seeking today?

According to respondents to NACE’s Job Outlook 2015 survey, when considering college graduates for jobs, employers look for candidates who:

  • Work well in teams
  • Have strong written communication
  • Speak well
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Have a strong work ethic

 

The certificate and minor in technical and professional communication programs at Lawrence Technological University focus on ALL of these.

tech and prof comm programThe technical and professional communication program emphasizes lean writing. You will learn to communicate crisply, clearly, and concisely. In keeping with the University’s motto of “theory and practice,” this program provides you with a strong academic grounding combined with practical, professional experience and hands-on projects. With a minor or certificate in technical and professional communication, for example, you will be equipped to write and edit the copy, design and publish the brochure, and give an effective presentation on your work. These skills are in high demand among today’s employers.

The 15-credit-hour certificate consists of:
Core Courses 9
Technical and Professional Communication
Speech
Interpersonal and Nonverbal Communication or
Collaborative Communication for Leaders
  
Electives
Two additional Courses at the 2000 level or higher 6
  
Total  15
The 18-credit hour Minor consists of: 

Core Courses 9
Technical and Professional Communication
Speech
Interpersonal and Nonverbal Communication or
Collaborative Communication for Leaders
  
Electives 9
Three additional courses at the 2000 level or higher
  
Total  18

 

For more information, including information for transfer and international students, contact Lawrence Tech's Office of Admissions at 800.225.5588 or admissions@ltu.edu.