Technical Writing

Technical Writing Certificate Program

This course is offered online.

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Duration: 12 months from date of enrollment
Format: Fully online
Cost: $2,995
Hours of Instruction: 270

Technical Writing is a career that offers a variety of writing possibilities. Our Technical Writing course focuses on a reader-centered approach and helps students understand the nature of writing highly effective letters, proposals, emails, memos, documentation and reports. Additionally, students will learn how to conduct research, appropriately cite sources and maintain readers’ attention.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals who are seeking employment as a technical writer
  • Anyone wishing to enhance their skills in technical writing

Key Benefits

  • Describe the characteristics and guidelines of technical writing
  • Describe strategies for analyzing your readers and meeting their needs
  • Identify the steps for conducting research and preparing for technical writing
  • Identify the strategies for reviewing drafts and managing projects
  • Identify methods for developing document style, voice, and design elements

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Where are these courses offered?

All SMU CAPE Courses and Certificates offered through our partnership with are completely online. You will never be required to attend a brick and mortar classroom and you can complete your entire course from the comfort of your own home or office.


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Top job titles include technical writer, business analyst, marketing director. Learn more.

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This course is offered by our online course provider, WorldEducation. Please call 855-201-6910 to speak with a program advisor.