This four-course certificate (12 s.h.) is designed to meet the needs of students preparing for careers as technical writers and editors; company news and information directors; or grant and proposal writers for schools, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, and fine and performing arts groups.
To be eligible for the PWE Graduate Certificate, students need not have an undergraduate degree in English, but they must have a B.A. or B.S. degree and meet the requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies and Research at YSU.
Students must complete the following four courses:
Although 6998 Professional Writing Internship does not count toward the 12 s.h. requirement for the certificate, students are strongly urged to take this course or seek equivalent professional experience.