Welcome to the Professional Communication Program

The Professional Communication Program at Tennessee Technological University is designed to expose students to a wide range of communication strategies, theories, and technologies. The Program is part of the English Bachelor of Arts and offers three options: Scientific and Technical Writing, Corporate Culture, and Information Architecture. The Program, which is designed to meet students' needs for communicating in a technologically advancing business world, offers courses from multiple disciplines so that students can connect writing strategies from many fields for a well-rounded communication experience.

Professional Communication might be the field for you if you would like to:

  • Communicate with others orally and in writing
  • Work productively in teams as well as individually
  • Learn more about effective audience analysis
  • Study document design and website usability and navigation
  • Ensure documents of all kinds are designed with effective purpose
  • Obtain a job in a public service, scientific writing, or editing field

Professional Communication graduates tend to find jobs in the following fields upon graduation:

  • Marketing and Sales
  • Public Service
  • Teaching
  • Graphic Design
  • Freelance Writing
  • Editing
  • Software Documentation
  • Writing in Scientific Fields (such as medical writing or engineering writing)

Other students choose to extend their studies by going to graduate school. Whatever career path you choose, Professional Communication can provide you with essential theories, writing strategies, and oral communication skills to help you obtain success.

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