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Technical Writing - Certificate

The Technical Writing Certificate will allow students to develop their writing and research skills for professional, technical, and business environments. Students will create well-designed documents with well-researched, properly documented, and effectively designed content in alignment with their audience and organizational needs. Completers may obtain entry-level employment as an Information Developer or a Technical Communicator.

Program Code: 908013 New at NWTC
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Area of Study: Business

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Offered At:


  • Evening

How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Certificate Entry

  • Apply at
  • Submit the following to
  • Proof of High School completion in the form of an official High School, GED or HSED transcript.
  • College transcript (if applicable)
  • If your cumulative GPA is below 2.6, complete or submit a placement evaluation.
  • Tip! Our admission advisors will assist you through every step. Have questions? Connect with NWTC Admissions at or 920-498-5444.

What are my courses?


Students following the study plan below will complete the certificate in the number of semesters shown.

Total Credits 9
  • Curriculum Note: All prerequisite/corequisite courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
12 or more credits per term.
Fewer than 12 credits per term.