Graduate Certificate in Professional and Technical Writing

Catalog Year: 2021-2022

Program added on May 27, 2021. Formerly the Professional Writing and Editing Graduate Certificate. This retitled program has been approved for Fall 2021. 

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on program requirements and courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes. Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

(Formerly: LA-CERG-PWE)

Program added on May 27, 2021. Formerly the Professional Writing and Editing Graduate Certificate. This retitled program has been approved for Fall 2021. 

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Coursework

ENGH 501 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing 1 3
ENGH 502 Research Methods in Professional and Technical Writing 3
ENGH 503 Theory and Practice of Editing 3
ENGH 505 Document Design 3
Total Credits 12
Emphasis in Technical Writing or Proposal Writing
Select one of the following emphases: 6
Technical Writing Emphasis  
Technical Communication  
 
Proposal Writing Emphasis  
Proposal Writing and Development  
Advanced Proposal Writing  
Total Credits 6