As I reach the end of my time at Minnesota State University, Mankato, I can look back and say that I made the right choice to pursue the Master of Arts, Technical Communication (MATC) degree.
Before my penultimate semester in the program, I pondered whether the graduate technical communication program I chose was the correct option for me. Once again, I want to take some time to reflect on the choices I made, the experiences I’ve gained, and what I’ve learned along the way as I finish my thesis and complete the program.
*** To read the full article, see the Spring 2013 issue of Techniques, pages 1-5, 7.
Summary of contents:
- Applying theory to practice — the “practice” versus “theory” debate
- Master of Arts degree is synonomous with “adaptable”
- How to benefit from networking as a technical communication graduate student and technical writer
- How an online graduate degree prepares you training, working, and teaching
- Technical Communication is a Multidisciplinary Field
- Minnesota State University, Mankato, fulfilled my goals for a master’s degree in technical communication