Accelerated Program

Accelerated TCID to MBA Program

Course Delivery

On Campus, Online, or Hybrid

Total Credits

120 Credits

In-State Tuition Cost Per Credit


Out of State Tuition Cost Per Credit


About the Accelerated TCID to MBA Program

The Accelerated Master Program (AMP) provides an opportunity for high-achieving students to work concurrently on the Bachelor of Arts in Technical Communication and Information Design (BA TCID) and Master of Business Administration (MBA). On average, the program takes 5 to 6 years to complete.

Focus of Study

  • Technical Writing & Editing
  • User Experience Research & Design
  • Content & Project Management
  • Technological Adaptability
  • Iterative Multimedia Design
  • Collaboration with people of diverse backgrounds

Degree Requirements

To enroll in this program, students must meet with the MBA Program Director and submit an intent form prior to completing courses, which will be applied to the B.A. in TCID to MBA.

Students interested in this program should review the program requirements carefully.

Specialization Track Options

Students pursuing the accelerated BA to MBA must complete the Business Administration Track:

  • ACCT 2010

  • ACCT 2020

  • QUAN 2010

Program Coursework

General Studies 75 Credit Hours
Core TCID Studies 36 Credit Hours
Specialized Track 9 Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours 120 Credit Hours

Core TCID Studies

Intro to Technical Communication and Information Design:
TCID 2080: Business and Admin Writing OR
TCID 2090: Technical Writing and Presentation
15 Credit Hours
ENGL 3110: Advanced Grammar
TCID 3120: Technical Editing and Style
TCID 3130: Web and Print Document Design
TCID 3860: UX Research Methods
TCID Practice and Theory: Choose (3) Courses
TCID 3080: Advanced Business and Technical Writing 9 Credit Hours
TCID 3140: Iterative Design Projects
TCID 3150: TCID Internship
TCID 3160: Technological Adaptivity
TCID 3750: Grant and Proposal Writing
TCID 3850: Advanced Topics in TCID
TCID 3865: UX Design Principles
Advanced Theory and Practice:
TCID 4065: Intercultural Topics in TCID 12 Credit Hours
TCID 4080: Special Topics in TCID
TCID 4060: Diversity Topics in TCID
TCID 4090: Senior TCID Portfolio Seminar
Total Core Studies Requirements: 36 Credit Hours