Professional Writing Certificate
This certificate allows you to develop a base of skills and knowledge of effective communication (including editorial and electronic skills and the broader skills of analysis and synthesis) useful to the professional world you want to enter.
To earn the Professional Writing Certificate, students must complete the following five courses with a 3.0 GPA or better:
- Anth 350: Speech, Thought, and Culture
- Engl 301: Writing and Rhetorical Conventions
- Engl 355: Multimedia Authoring: Exploring New Rhetorics
- Engl 402: Technical and Professional Writing
- Engl 498: Internship
Engl 498 must be taken only after the other four courses have been completed.
The university undergraduate certificate fee will apply. (See Undergraduate Certificate Application.)
Online or On-Campus
The certificate can be earned through WSU Online, on-campus offerings, or a combination of the two.