Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University

Masters in English–Professional Writing


1 University Plaza

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters in English–Professional Writing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Southeast's Masters in English--Professional Writing is a 36-hour degree that allows students to master different types of professional writing, to further develop their writing skills, and to perfect their critical abilities, including the determination of effective styles and presentations for texts. Professional writing includes coursework in rhetorical composition, technical writing, new media, and creative writing. The option allows students to learn in depth about writing theories, rhetorical theory, creative writing and its strategies, and technical production of text in print and online. Entering students should be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. They must be computer-literate and able to use word-processing software such as Microsoft Word.


Accredited by Higher Learning Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP)

International Student Requirements:

Excellent English-language skills, computer-literate. See University website for admission requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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