Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Science in Technical Communication program are a valuable source of employees for businesses, industry, governmental, and educational organizations. The broad experience and training provided by the core courses and technical electives ensure that graduates of the Master of Science in Technical Communication are well prepared to contribute to the improvement of communication in a variety of careers. Such careers include:

  • Web Design and Development
  • Software and Hardware Documentation
  • Usability Testing for Documentation
  • Industrial Training and Development
  • Medical Communication
  • Environmental Communication
  • Agricultural Communication
  • Technology Transfer
  • Organizational Information Management
  • Human-Computer Interface Design
  • Legal Aspects of Communication.

In many areas, a Master of Science degree helps qualify professionals to move into management positions.Many career opportunities are available in the nearby Research Triangle Park, at the area's three major research universities, and at numerous area governmental, communication, environmental, and industrial organizations.Students wishing to continue their education can consider our Ph.D. program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media.

Use this link to see a listing of organizations located in the Research Triangle Park.