M.S. Professional and Technical Communication

Provides a strong theoretical foundation within a practical framework to prepare students for a range of professions that combine communication and technology. The program emphasizes a research-driven approach to problem-solving using contemporary technological tools.

Summary

To understand information technologies and to approach communication issues with new problem-solving skills. To be familiar and technically proficient with many different media tools and services and to approach communication issues with new problem-solving skills.

Students in the Professional and Technical Communications Master's Degree Program will learn a wide range of leadership and management skills in addition to the following skills: 

  •  Advanced professional and technical communication.
  •  Identity, technology and communication.
  •  Communication theory and research.
  •  Elements of visual design.
  •  Advanced information design.

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Klobucar, Philip Andrew

Associate Professor Andrew Klobucar

Klobucar, Philip Andrew
Associate Professor Andrew Klobucar, humanities
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Jonathan Smitherson

Katz, Eric M.

Katz, Eric M.
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Jonathan Smitherson

Funkhouser, Christopher T.

Program Director, Communication and Media

Funkhouser, Christopher T.
Program Director, Communication and Media, Humanities and Social Sci.
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Jonathan Smitherson

Longo, Bernadette C.

Associate Professor

Longo, Bernadette C.
Associate Professor, Humanities
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Jonathan Smitherson

Steffen, Nancy L.

Associate Professor

Steffen, Nancy L.
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sci.
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Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Klobucar, Philip Andrew

Associate Professor Andrew Klobucar

Klobucar, Philip Andrew
Associate Professor Andrew Klobucar, humanities
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332 cullimore