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What is Professional Writing?

  • Audience and purpose driven
  • Clear and concise

Core Coursework

  • Equips students with real world experience writing in major professional fields such as new media, grants, and technical communications
  • Emphasizes meeting client and user needs, working in teams, and revising for clarity and usability


Graduates leave with a thorough portfolio, including samples of a variety of professional writing genres and a special focus project completed during senior seminar.


Coordinated by program faculty and the Career Services Office, internships provide additional application of course content in an off-campus professional environment.


Professional Writing faculty are published writers and members of professional organizations such as the Association of Writing Programs and the Modern Language Association.

Postgraduate Career Opportunities

  • Technical Communications
  • Corporate Communications
  • Publishing
  • Instructional Design
  • New Media/Digital Media
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Legal Writing
  • Sports Writing

Faculty Members