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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English - Professional Writing (CPW) - Certificate

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12 credits

3.0 GPA required.

B grade or better required.

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing is designed for students and working professionals who wish to be a writing specialist or who already work in a career that depends upon strong writing and communication skills. Specific courses include technical writing, grant writing, professional editing, and special topics courses on discourses, media, and communication issues related to the twenty-first century workplace. The program also allows students to complete a professional internship for credit. Course work fosters theories and approaches to workplace writing, critical evaluation of ideas, the expression of those ideas, and the ethics of professional communication. Students may become technical writers, editors, and writing specialists for the business, non-profit, and governmental spheres.

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