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Technical Writing

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

By completing this certificate, you will show future employers and educational institutions that you have a commitment to, and competency with, writing that goes beyond the required college composition courses.

While pursuing the certificate, you will have the opportunity to work in many different genres and forms of writing, including journalism, technical writing, business writing and creative writing. In addition, should you choose, you will have hands-on opportunities to learn technologies that support writing's endeavor to communicate.

Earning Potential

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Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices or operating and maintenance instructions, and may assist in layout work as well.

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Plan, coordinate or edit the content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Read transcripts or proof type setups to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical or compositional errors.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

Upon completion of this certificate, you will:

  • produce professional correspondence and documents.
  • demonstrate professional presentation skills.
  • write a researched professional report.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers, so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis, but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TUTORING

Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area, with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HONORS

 Study abroad
Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year, Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth

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Facts & Figures

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At $112 per credit hour for students living in Bay, Midland or Saginaw counties, Delta College is the most affordable college within 75 miles.

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In a national survey, 94% of Delta College students said they would recommend Delta to a friend.