The Professional Writing Graduate Certificate offers professionals opportunities to develop and improve communication skills vital to advancing in the workplace.

The certificate is designed for busy professionals. All courses are offered via the web and the program can be completed in as few as three consecutive semesters.


Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Consult the program catalog for a list of required courses and additional application information.


Department of Writing & Rhetoric Graduate Program

Jennifer Cunningham
Programs Assistant