Master of Arts in Professional Writing is the online program for nonfiction writers, editors, and new media innovators who desire to improve and strengthen their writing ability for professional advancement.
The MA in Professional Writing supports career advancement in editing and publishing, public relations, advertising, communication management, technical writing, new media writing, and copyrighting.
Assess the theoretical principles that underlie rhetorical choices and decisions made in professional writing;
Develop and expand writing skills that are demanded in a variety of professional settings;
Build an awareness of audience, markets, and current standards of publishing professionalism;
Develop practical strategies for purposeful, effective communications that fit specific circumstances and client needs;
Write for publication and distribution in real professional contexts;
Work within a community of professional writers in an online format; and,
Produce a capstone project that develops a grasp of research methodology and critical thinking skills essential to the field.
International Student Requirements:
Please see our website for more international graduate information.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Baccalaureate College—General
Loans Offered: Financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and employment is available to U.S. students on the basis of financial need. Please ask your Enrollment Advisor for more information.
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