Technical Communications

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree

Write clearly, accurately and effectively

Enhance your workplace communication skills

Turn your love of writing into a high-paying, in-demand professional career with an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in technical communication from the College of Lake County. This 2-year degree takes your writing to the next level, equipping you with solid skills in content creation, organization, editing and design for digital and print platforms.

As a technical communicator, you can choose a career path that interests you. Technical communicators work in a variety of workplace settings, including business, healthcare, information technology, environmental science, the creative arts and more!

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Technical Communication? 

The certificate in technical communication prepares you to start work or continue your education in communication, media, business, marketing, healthcare or related fields. Work as an information architect, proposal writer, website writer and more! U.S. News & World Report recently ranked technical writer as one of the Best Creative & Media jobs


  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Degree

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

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Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. View degree requirements in the college catalog.

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Technical Communication at CLC

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This degree is just one possible way to study communication. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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