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CVTC’s Professional Communications program focuses on professional, technical, and business writing for a variety of media and industries and prepares individuals for professional careers as technical writers, copy writers, editors, grant writers, and related writing careers in business, government, and non-profit organizations. The program includes instruction in theories of rhetoric, writing, and digital literacy; document design, production, and management; editing and proofreading; visual rhetoric and multimedia composition; documentation development; web writing; and publishing. A degree in Professional Communications gives you endless career options across multiple industry sectors.
Each course takes eight weeks to complete and students will enjoy earning their degree with the flexibility and convenience of this 100% online program.
Throughout this program, you'll learn valuable skills such as:
60 Credit Associate Degree
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Estimated Total: $10,616*
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These are a few of the courses you will take in the Professional Communications program.
This course is an introduction to processes of technical and professional communication, emphasizing application of rhetorical principles and problem-solving strategies to various products central to the workplace writing.
This course is an exploration of various grant proposal forms (government, corporate, foundation), with emphasis on conceptualizing, developing, and writing proposals for real clients.
Writing for Social Media
This course will introduce how to write blogs, posts, tweets, and other updates so they resonate and are relevant to social media audiences, and encourage action, engagement, and interaction. This course focuses primarily on content writing and editing.
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There are 52 job openings in the CVTC district for the Professional Communications industry.
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Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
Marketing, Associate Degree
Editing and Proofreading, Certificate
Grant Writing, Certificate
Social Media Writing, Certificate
Technical Writing, Certificate
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