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Studying Professional & Technical Writing at Weber State

An emphasis in professional and technical writing focuses upper-division courses on the theory and practice of technical communication. You’ll learn how to create and edit complex professional documents.

Professional & Technical Writing Highlights

As a student in Weber State’s professional and technical writing program, you can join the Society for Technical Communication, a professional organization that helps you network and find jobs in technical writing.

Brandan Quinney

Class of 2016

“The best thing about my education has been developing the ability to bridge knowledge gaps between experts and students, communicating knowledge in an accessible and understandable way.”

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Professional and technical writing courses teach you how to communicate complex technical information to non-technical audiences.

This emphasis gives you a strong understanding of:

  • Document design
  • Content management
  • Professional and technical writing and editing

What You CAN DO After Weber

A Weber State English degree with an emphasis in professional and technical writing prepares you for many potential career paths.

Specific job titles include content manager, technical writer, editor, journalist, and content specialist.

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.