Turn Your Passion for Writing into a Successful Career.

The fully online Bachelor of Arts in English – Technical Writing degree program from West Virginia State University focuses on preparing students with the knowledge and experience to succeed in many writing and communications careers. As a student, you will learn to prepare reports, technical documents and correspondence while emphasizing a functional approach to the intersection of business and technical writing. Learn to apply digital literacies and manage project production while engaging in technical tasks like copy editing and information design. Graduates of this program are proficient in analytical thinking, critical reading and a variety of writing modes. This program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Upon graduation from this program, you will be qualified for a wide variety of writing and communications careers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, technical writers earn average salaries of around $70,200 per year. Professionals in this dynamic field can expect to see faster than average career growth through 2024. Other potential careers include:

  • Editor
  • Copywriter
  • Content production strategist
  • Communications specialist
  • Editorial assistant
  • Public relations generalist