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Technical Writing Schools in Michigan

There are eight schools in the state of Michigan offering technical writing programs. 97 students graduated with degrees from Michigan technical writing schools in 2010. 80 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

73 students graduate from programs in this state in technical writing, on average, per year. This accounts for 8% of technical writing students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with certificates in technical writing, three with an associate's level degree, 80 with a degree at the bachelor's level, five with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Eight technical writing schools are in Michigan. Of these, one school is private, while seven schools are public. While tuition at a private technical writing school is $13,840, tuition at a public technical writing school varies from $7,308 to $12,017.

Average tuition for technical writing programs is $10,038. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,308 per year, is at Saginaw Valley State University, the highest tuition for technical writing programs, which is $13,840 each year, is at Madonna University.

Michigan technical writing schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Technical Writing Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

73 students graduate from programs in this state in technical writing, on average, per year. This accounts for 8% of technical writing students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with certificates in technical writing, three with an associate's level degree, 80 with a degree at the bachelor's level, five with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Technical Writing Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 34
  • Bachelor 2007: 31
  • Bachelor 2008: 42
  • Bachelor 2009: 23
  • Bachelor 2010: 80
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 4
  • Master 2008: 2
  • Master 2009: 4
  • Master 2010: 5
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Technical Writing Program Availability in Michigan

Michigan schools offer a total of 12 programs in technical writing. Of these programs, about 58.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Technical Writing Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37730
  • 25th Percentile: 46110
  • Median: 56350
  • 75th Percentile: 68840
  • 90th Percentile: 82120

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56840
  • Median Salary 2007: 58090
  • Median Salary 2008: 58850
  • Median Salary 2009: 55660
  • Median Salary 2010: 56350
  • Total Employed 2006: 1600
  • Total Employed 2007: 1790
  • Total Employed 2008: 2030
  • Total Employed 2009: 1690
  • Total Employed 2010: 1500

Michigan vs National Technical Writing Employment

Michigan vs National Technical Writing Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 3.410% (1500)

Technical Writing Schools in Michigan

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1. Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Eastern Michigan University is located in the suburbs of Ypsilanti, Michigan and this school offers one program in technical writing. EMU is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. This public school is the second largest institution in the state of Michigan offering technical writing.

2. Saginaw Valley State University

7400 Bay Rd
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4000

Saginaw Valley State University, which is very close to University Center, Michigan, is located in a rural setting and it offers one technical writing program. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering technical writing programs.

3. Madonna University

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176
(734) 432-5300

Madonna University, which is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Livonia, MI. It offers two programs in technical writing. Out of those, students are offered one technical writing certificate by it and one technical writing degree at the bachelor's level. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

4. Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931-1295
(906) 487-1885

Michigan Technological University offers three technical writing programs. Of those, this university offers students one technical writing degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in technical writing, and one doctorate level technical writing degree. It is in Houghton, MI. 6,971 students pursue degrees in 127 MTU programs, overall. This mid-sized university is the biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering technical writing in terms of programs.

5. Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800
(734) 973-3543

Washtenaw Community College is located in the suburbs of Ann Arbor, Michigan. It offers two technical writing programs. Out of those, it offers one technical writing certificate to students and one associate's level technical writing degree. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Michigan.

6. Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1000

Northern Michigan University is located in Marquette, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in technical writing. NMW is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. In terms of enrollment, this medium-sized school ranks fifth in the state of Michigan.

7. Michigan State University

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1046
(517) 355-1855

Michigan State University offers one program in technical writing and this university is located in East Lansing, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in technical writing.

8. Ferris State University

1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
(231) 591-2000

Ferris State University offers one technical writing program and FSU is in town of Big Rapids, Michigan. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in technical writing.