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Technical Communication at Boise State University

The Skills You Need, So You Can Get to Work

If you like technology and you value communication skills, then you want a degree or certificate in technical communication.


Get Where You Want to Be

According to the Collegiate Employment/Workforce Readiness Research Project, there are specific skills that are critical to workplace success in the greater Treasure Valley area. And guess what? You can learn every single one of those skills while pursuing a degree in technical communication at Boise State.

Boise State’s technical communication courses prepare you to:

Learn Valuable Skills and Get to Work

Learn Valuable Skills and Get to Work

  • Perform with integrity
  • Solve problems
  • Manage time and priorities
  • Take the initiative
  • Think critically
  • Analyze, evaluate, and interpret information
  • Contribute to a team
  • Effectively communicate orally (and in writing, too!)
  • Build and sustain working professional relationships

In the technical communication program at Boise State, you will learn all of these critical skills — and more! — through our practical, flexible curriculum that’s been designed to suit your interests, and be delivered on your schedule.

Boise State offers the following options for pursuing academic study in technical communication:

Balance Technological Innovation with Real-World Communication Skills

Learn to Communicate with, for, and about Technology

Our programs are designed to meet your goals, whether it’s to increase your current skills, start a new career as a technical communicator, or pursue doctoral study. Technical communication is a strong and growing profession, and the development of new communication technologies such as XML and single sourcing suggests that the market for graduates who can think and communicate effectively about technical subjects will continue to grow.

Think you don’t have time? Think again. We accommodate students with busy schedules by offering afternoon, evening, online, face-to-face, and hybrid courses. Plus, our undergraduate and graduate certificates can be earned in conjunction with any other degree on campus.

Learn What You Can Do with a Degree in Technical Communication

Contact Us to Learn More

For more information, contact Dr. Roger Munger, Director of Technical Communication, at