Mercer masters tech comm program survey - Dashboard
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Countries Responses
US 57.14%
IN 14.29%
CA 8.57%
SG 5.71%
NL 2.86%
AU 2.86%
DE 2.86%
FR 2.86%
IL 2.86%
Total 100.00%
Are you considering getting a masters degree in technical writing?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Yes 16 47.06%
No 3 8.82%
Maybe in the future 15 44.12%
Already in a program 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Total 34 100%
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If you are considering a master's, what are your main reasons for doing so?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Move up the management chain 7 22.58%
Learn how to influence in my organization 8 25.81%
Transition into teaching 1 3.23%
Get a better grounding in best practices 12 38.71%
Learn how to do research 0 0%
n/a 2 6.45%
Other 1 3.23%
Total 31 100%
If you are considering a masters, what are your main reasons for doing so? - Text Data for Other
11/11/2019 48617457 To communicate technical aspects clearly
This post answered most of my questions about Mercer's tech comm program: 
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly disagree 2 5.88%
Disagree 1 2.94%
Neutral 6 17.65%
Agree 21 61.76%
Strongly agree 4 11.76%
Other 0 0%
Total 34 100%
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Please rank your most important criteria with a masters in tech comm degree (putting the most important criteria on top): 
Average Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
online classes 1.92
affordability 2.35
synchronous learning 3.5
prestige of faculty/university 3.5
high job placement rate 3.95
location 5.3
other 6.06
Data Table Average Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent
online classes 1.92
14 50% 6 21.43% 2 7.41% 2 8.7% 2 9.52% 0 0% 0 0%
affordability 2.35
8 28.57% 10 35.71% 2 7.41% 4 17.39% 1 4.76% 1 5.26% 0 0%
synchronous learning 3.5
2 7.14% 1 3.57% 10 37.04% 8 34.78% 0 0% 3 15.79% 0 0%
prestige of faculty/university 3.5
1 3.57% 6 21.43% 9 33.33% 4 17.39% 3 14.29% 1 5.26% 2 12.5%
high job placement rate 3.95
2 7.14% 2 7.14% 3 11.11% 5 21.74% 8 38.1% 2 10.53% 0 0%
location 5.3
0 0% 2 7.14% 1 3.7% 0 0% 5 23.81% 10 52.63% 2 12.5%
other 6.06
1 3.57% 1 3.57% 0 0% 0 0% 2 9.52% 2 10.53% 12 75%
If you're a graduate of a tech comm masters program (any program), did the program help you in your career?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Not at all helpful 0 0%
Slightly helpful 1 3.45%
Moderately helpful 1 3.45%
Very helpful 1 3.45%
Extremely helpful 2 6.9%
n/a 24 82.76%
Other 0 0%
Total 29 100%
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