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Technical Writing Schools in Massachusetts

There are three schools in the state of Massachusetts offering technical writing programs. In 2010, 37 students graduated with degrees from Massachusetts technical writing schools. 20 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 15 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

31 students graduate from programs in Massachusetts in technical writing, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from technical writing programs. More specifically, two students graduated with certificates in technical writing, 15 with a bachelor's level degree, and 20 with a degree at the master's level.

Three technical writing schools are located in Massachusetts. And of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public technical writing school varies from $7,230 to $10,506.

Average tuition for technical writing programs is $9,139. While the lowest tuition in Massachusetts is at Salem State University, the highest tuition for technical writing programs, which is $10,506 each year, is at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Massachusetts schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in technical writing.

Technical Writing Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

31 students graduate from programs in Massachusetts in technical writing, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from technical writing programs. More specifically, two students graduated with certificates in technical writing, 15 with a bachelor's level degree, and 20 with a degree at the master's level.

Technical Writing Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 4
  • Bachelor 2007: 4
  • Bachelor 2008: 11
  • Bachelor 2009: 13
  • Bachelor 2010: 15
  • Master 2006: 16
  • Master 2007: 15
  • Master 2008: 14
  • Master 2009: 12
  • Master 2010: 20

Technical Writing Program Availability in Massachusetts

Massachusetts schools offer a total of eight technical writing programs. Of these programs, close to 37.5% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Technical Writing Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 3
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50990
  • 25th Percentile: 63840
  • Median: 80460
  • 75th Percentile: 99130
  • 90th Percentile: 116670

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68640
  • Median Salary 2007: 72460
  • Median Salary 2008: 78800
  • Median Salary 2009: 80620
  • Median Salary 2010: 80460
  • Total Employed 2006: 2320
  • Total Employed 2007: 2520
  • Total Employed 2008: 2480
  • Total Employed 2009: 2480
  • Total Employed 2010: 2010

Massachusetts vs National Technical Writing Employment

Massachusetts vs National Technical Writing Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 4.569% (2010)

Technical Writing Schools in Massachusetts

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1. The University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
(508) 999-8000

The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers two programs in technical writing. Of those, students are offered one technical writing certificate by it and one master's level degree in technical writing. This university is in the suburbs of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. UMD is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering technical writing.

2. Salem State University

352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
(978) 542-6000

Salem State University offers one program in technical writing and Salem State is located in the suburbs of Salem, Massachusetts. This school is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts. It is the oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in technical writing.

3. The University of Massachusetts - Lowell

1 University Ave
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
(978) 934-4000

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell is in the suburbs of Lowell, Massachusetts and UMass Lowell offers one program in technical writing. UMass Lowell is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts. UML is the oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering technical writing programs.