Writing and Rhetoric Department:College of Arts and Humanities

Certificate in Public and Professional Writing

The 12-hour Certificate in Public and Professional Writing is appropriate for students in any major, including technical ones, as it can enhance their credentials for employment.

Program Mission

The Certificate in Public and Professional Writing provides students with additional training and experience in disciplinary, workplace, and public (e.g., civic, community-based) writing, preparing them to be effective, flexible professional communicators.

Key Features

  • Only prereq for all courses is ENC 1102
  • Writing-intensive courses in any major can count toward the certificate
  • Emphasizes professional or workplace writing
  • Self-directed program—students choose among a variety of courses
  • Students develop a compelling e-portfolio of writing to share with potential employers

More Information

For more information or to set up an advising appointment, contact:

Department of Writing and Rhetoric • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Campus Location: Trevor Colbourn Hall (TCH - Building 123) Room 165A
Phone: 407-823-2295 Fax: 407-823-1287 • Website Technical Support: cahweb@mail.ucf.edu