M.S. in Technical and Professional Communication (MSTPC)
  • 30-credit online degree program
  • Most students finish the degree in two years
  • One tuition rate regardless of residency: $525 per credit, (2016-2017)
  • No additional fees: textbooks are included in tuition
  • 90% of our students are working professionals
  • Ten tenure-line faculty members specialize in technical and professional communication, rhetoric, composition
  • MSTPC students and alumni have access to UW-Stout Career Services
  • Visit the following links for more information:


            Julie Watts, Ph.D.
            Program Director, MSTPC
            English and Philosophy Department

            Office: 340K Harvey Hall
            Phone: 715-232-5375
            E-mail: wattsj@uwstout.edu

Interested in credentialing yourself but not in a 30-credit Master's program?

Graduate Professional Development Certificates
  • Communicating with Emerging Media (fall semester, 6 credits)
  • Improving the User Experience (spring semester, 6 credits)
  • Fully online
  • Each certificate takes only three months to complete
  • One tuition rate regardless of residency: $525 (2014-2015)
  • No additional fees: textbooks are included in tuition
  • Certificate course credits transferable into MSTPC



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Menomonie, WI 54751-0790

Phone: 715/232-2211
Email: gradschool@uwstout.edu