Become more marketable to qualify for new opportunities and be considered for job promotions. The University of Central Missouri’s Technical Writing minor pairs perfectly with virtually any major to help you stand out in your field of study and chosen career.
Technical writing is one of the most valuable skills on the job market today. This minor can equip you with specialized knowledge to master the most essential forms of business communication and help fuel success in any industry. In fact, the Technical Writing Minor at UCM is #4 in Best Creative and Media Jobs according to U.S. News & World Report.
Increase your professional versatility
Broaden your career possibilities
Stand out from others in your field
Increase your salary potential
Our Technical Writing minor is designed to help you become fluent and articulate in the various styles of communication in the business world. You’ll grow adept at creating and using all types of documents, from simple memos to in-depth reports, and learn to write for specific audiences, no matter the industry.
Hard skills are important for work in specific industries, but every workplace can use more quality communicators. The Technical Writing minor complements a variety of majors by equipping you with the professional skills you need to stand out from your colleagues.
As a Technical Writing minor at UCM, you’ll gain hands-on experience and a real-world perspective in and out of the classroom:
The University of Central Missouri’s Technical Writing minor can equip you with skills you need to handle a variety of communication and writing tasks in any job. This can include things as routine as resumes and memos to projects as complex as in-depth technical analyses and data reporting. These communication and analysis tools are valuable in virtually every industry, since every workplace needs someone they can count on to articulate information clearly on behalf of clients, colleagues and others.
Learn more about careers in technical writing
Explore all the possible career pathways a Technical Writing minor can open for you with the interactive tool below. You’ll gain insight into potential earnings, job outlooks and more.
At the University of Central Missouri, we believe you shouldn’t have to take on extraordinary debt to add a minor, such as Technical Writing, to your major. We work hard to make our education affordable for all students, and the results speak for themselves:
As a Technical Writing minor at UCM, you may also qualify for scholarships and awards, such as the Outstanding Technical Writing Student Award. You can learn more about program-specific scholarships by checking out the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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