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Area of Study: Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Business, Government, and Technical Communications

Master the art of concise communication

Technical communicators work alongside scientists, engineers, and government officials to help make complex ideas accessible to everyone. Students develop professional writing techniques and build expertise in interpreting administrative rules. This program also offers a degree in social media communication.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Proofreaders and Copy Markers
16.87 Hourly Wage 65 Currently Employed
Read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors. Includes proofreaders of Braille.
65 Proofreaders and Copy Markers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.15 % over the next four years.
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Editors
23.66 Hourly Wage 897 Currently Employed
Plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.
897 Editors are employed. This number is expected to increase by 4.79 % over the next four years.
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Technical Writers
30.44 Hourly Wage 574 Currently Employed
Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.
574 Technical Writers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.84 % over the next four years.
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Web Developers
31.46 Hourly Wage 2705 Currently Employed
Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.
2705 Web Developers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 12.87 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Map

View the program maps below to see the sequence of courses needed to complete your chosen degree or certificate in this program.

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Applied Science

Business, Gov & Tech Comm- Business & Government Comm
Business, Gov & Tech Comm- Social Media Communication
Business, Gov & Tech Comm- Technical Communications


Certificate Level 1

Business and Government Communications
Social Media Communication Business, Gov & Tech Comm
Technical Communications Business, Government & Tech Commun
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