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Educational Opportunities

The following are academic institutions in our region and online distance learning programs that offer degrees and certificates in our field.

Note: NEO STC provides information about educational programs for reference only. We assume no responsibility for its completeness, timeliness, or accuracy.


Bowling Green State University

Description:
Bowling Green State University offers undergraduate and online graduate certificate programs in scientific and technical communication, as well as supports an award-winning student community of the Society for Technical Communication.

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Scientific & Technical Communication
Bachelor of Science in Scientific & Technical Communication
Graduate Certificate in International Scientific and Technical Communication (online)

Contact:
Dr. Gary Heba, Director, Scientific & Technical Communication
English Department
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: (419) 372-7242/6835
E-mail: gheba@bgnet.bgsu.edu


Cleveland State University

Description:
Cleveland State University offers non-credit certificates in technical writing and science writing through the Division of Continuing Education and School of Communication, respectively. It also offers a human performance improvement certificate through its Nance College of Business Administration, in cooperation with the American Society for Training and Development.

Degrees Offered:
Technical Communication Certificate
Science Writing Certificate
Human Performance Improvement Certificate

Contact:
Marie Herlevi
Professional Development Center
Monte Ahuja College of Business
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave., BU 216
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: (216) 687-6957
E-mail: prodev@csuohio.edu

Dr. Richard M. Perloff
School of Communication Director
Cleveland State University
School of Communication
2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 233
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Phone: (216) 687-4630
E-mail: r.perloff@csuohio.edu


John Carroll University

Description:
John Carroll University has a professional writing track for its Bachelor of Arts in English majors. The university also offers a professional writing minor.

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in English - Professional Writing Track
Bachelor of Arts in English - Professional Writing Minor

Contact:
John McBratney
Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English
Department of English
John Carroll University
20700 North Park Boulevard
University Heights, Ohio 44118
Phone:(216) 397-4526
E-mail: jmcbratney@jcu.edu


Kent State University

Description:
Kent State University offers traditional and online graduate degrees and certificates in information architecture and knowledge management, as well as supports an active information society student group. The degrees are administered by the School of Library and Information Science.

Degrees Offered:
Master of Science in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
Online Master of Science in Knowledge Management
Online Certificate in Knowledge Management

Contact:
Janna Korzenko
Academic Program Coordinator
Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
Kent State University
314 Library
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone: (330) 672-5841
E-mail: jkorzenk@kent.edu


Mercer University

Description:
Mercer University's Master of Science in Technical Communication Management (MSTCM) program is online for distance learners and provides practicing professionals with a unique graduate experience focused on the managerial role of the technical communicator. Distinguishing the program from other technical communication graduate programs, this focus provides students with the skills and knowledge to advance their careers, while adding value to employers.

Degrees Offered:
MS in Technical Communication Management

Contact:
George Hayhoe, Professor and Director - MS Program in Technical Communication Management
Mercer University - Department of Technical Communication
Macon, GA

Pam Estes Brewer, Associate Professor
Mercer University - Department of Technical Communication
Macon, GA


Ohio University

Description:
Ohio University offers an online graduate certificate program in instructional design for technical communicators.

Degrees Offered:
Graduate Professional Instructional Design Certificate (online)

Contact:
Jamie Smith, Coordinator Professional Instructional Design Certificate Coordinator
Instructional Technology
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
Program Brochure
Phone: (740) 597-3370
E-mail: smithj31@ohio.edu


Stark State College

Description:
Stark State College offers an Associate?s degree and a certificate of competency, both in technical communications, through its College of Technology.

Degree Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Technical Communications
Certificate of Competency in Technical Communications

Contact:
Beth Williams
English Instructor
Stark State College of Technology
6200 Frank Avenue NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 494-6170 ext. 4148
E-mail: bwilliams@starkstate.edu


University of Findlay

Description:
The University of Findlay offers a major, minor, and certificate in technical communication through its English Department.

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in English with a Minor in Technical Communication

Contact:
Dr. Ronald Tulley
Director of Technical Communication
Assistant Professor of English
The University of Findlay
1000 N. Main Street
Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: (419) 434-4608
E-mail: rtulley@findlay.edu


Youngstown State University

Description:
Youngstown State University's English Department supports a professional writing and editing program with certificate and graduate degree options.

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing & Editing
Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Professional Writing & Editing
Certificate in Professional Writing & Editing
Master of Arts in English, Professional Writing & Editing Track

Contact:
Dr. Jay L. Gordon
Associate Professor
Professional Writing and Editing Program
Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH 44555
Phone: (330) 941-1643
E-mail: jaylgordon@gmail.com


 
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