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Bay Area Education/Training Resources

(This is a partial listing. Please consult your local One-Stop Career Center for more options.)

De Anza College

Location/Phone 21250 Stevens Crk Blvd Cupertino, CA 95014 (408 )864-5678 (General #) (408) 864-8547 (Tech Wrtg) www.deanza.fhda.edu
Program Technical Communications
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement, AA Degree
How Long Certificate: 1-2 quarters, AA Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $200, AA Degree: $1,080
Prerequisites None

Merritt College

Location/Phone 12500 Campus Drive Oakland, CA 94619 (510) 531-4911 www.merritt.edu
Program Technical Writing
Deliverable Course: Technical Writing
How Long 1 semester
Cost $36
Prerequisites None

Ohlone College

Location 43600 Mission Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539 (510) 659-6000 www.ohlone.cc.ca.us
Program Technical Writing
Deliverable Course: Introduction to Report and Technical Writing
How Long 1 semester
Cost $36
Prerequisites None

San Fransisco State University

Location/Phone 1600 Holloway Ave San Francisco, CA 94132 (415) 338-7025 www.sfsu.edu
Program Technical Writing
Deliverable Certificate
How Long 1-2 years
Cost $2,500 (cost varies widely; refer to SFSU website)
Prerequisites None

San Jose State University, Continuing Education

Location/Phone 3031 Tisch Wy, Ste 200 San Jose, CA 95128 (408) 985-7578 x1222
www.sjsu.edu
Program Technical Communications
Deliverable Certificate
How Long 1 year
Cost $2,550
Prerequisites None

Santa Clara Country Regional Occupational Program

Location/Phone 7365-G Monterey St Gilroy, CA 95020 (408) 842-0361 http://207.105.8.7/jtpa/rop/rophome.htm
Program Technical Writing
Deliverable Certificate
How Long 180 Hours
Cost Free, except for books and tools for qualifying individuals
Prerequisites None

UC Berkeley Extension

Location/Phone 1995 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720 (510) 642-6000 www.unex.berkeley.edu
Program Technical Communication
Deliverable Professional Sequence
How Long 1 year
Cost $1580
Prerequisites None

UC Santa Cruz Extension

Location/Phone 3120 De La Cruz Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054 (408) 342-0852
www.ucsc-extension.edu
Program Business & Management
Deliverable Certificate in Technical Writing
How Long 1 year (11 courses)
Cost $3,695
Prerequisites None

Vista Community College

Location/Phone 2020 Milvia Street Berkeley, CA 94704 1-8860 www.peralta.cc.ca.us/vista
Program Technical Writing
Deliverable Course: Technical Writing
How Long 1 semester
Cost $36
Prerequisites None
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