|Canada, Ontario, Toronto
|Graduate Certificate, College
|1 year/ 2 semesters, plus 1 Optional Work term
|CA$16,254 per program
The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$15,022), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for two semesters and are subject to change.
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible, you must possess:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you are not coming from a country where English is the primary language, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
Statement of Interest and Resume
After you apply, you will receive details on how to submit your statement of interest and resumé and how to schedule your writing test. The test can be completed in a location of your own choice. You will need to have access to a computer and email for a one-hour session during the scheduled time.
This one-year graduate certificate program offers practical experience for a career in technical, scientific, and computer-related communication. Today’s technical communicators are professionals who create technical content, develop user assistance, design websites, design and deliver corporate training, explain computers and technology to users, create multimedia materials, and develop support systems for consumer products.
You will learn technical writing and editing, graphic and web design, user experience, content strategy, and instructional design. Courses cover the skills necessary to adapt to emerging technologies and launch your career as a professional immediately upon completing the program. You will gain hands-on experience through optional work placement under an employer committed to helping you meet your learning goals.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Produce technical documents
Optional Work Term
Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- Technical writer
- Information developer
- Technical editor
- Web content editor
- Documentation specialist
- Usability specialist
- Web designer
- Content strategist
- User experience (UX) writer
- Technical trainer
- Instructional designer
- Communications specialist
- Information designer