Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Editing

Catalog Year: 2020-2021

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Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

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

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Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing (PTW)

This concentration in the graduate certificate in professional writing and editing may be pursued on a part-time basis only.


ENGH 501 Introduction to Professional Writing and Rhetoric 1 3
ENGH 502 Research Methods in Rhetoric and Professional 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
Take courses from one of the following emphases: 6
Technical Writing Emphasis  
Technical Communication  
Proposal Writing Emphasis  
Proposal Writing and Development  
Advanced Proposal Writing  
Total Credits 6