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Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications

Certificate in Writing

Graduates of the certificate program will gain an understanding of audience, genre, and textual processes; as well as an increased confidence in writing knowledge, revision practices, written conventions, editing, and attention to style. Enhanced skills in written communications are valuable in a variety of traditional writing-based fields — such as journalism, broadcasting, public relations, and publishing — as well as in education, research, and government sectors.

Students must apply to graduate with a Certificate in Writing. Application forms are available in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications office.


Academic Calendar


Advising Record for a Certificate in Writing (PDF)
Certificate in Writing Program Application Form (Fillable PDF)
Application to Receive Certificate in Writing (Fillable PDF)
Certificate in Writing FAQ Sheet (PDF)

Update: May 2024