The MS in Professional Writing curriculum is comprised of a combination of courses, projects, and real-life applications and provides students with a well-rounded education preparing them for their future careers.
CORE CURRICULUM: Core courses build your professional writing foundation by focusing on key writing and communication skills; delving into design, professional contexts, and digital spaces; and teaching you to write for a target audience while measuring your impact.
ELECTIVES: Elective courses provide industry specific knowledge allowing you to develop a nuanced understanding of areas of interest that support your personal professional writing goals.
INTERNSHIP OR DIRECTED STUDY: You can select a professional Internship or a mock-freelance directed study as part of your required course work.
THESIS PROJECT AND DIGITAL WRITING PORTFOLIO: In your final semester, you will complete a thesis project and a digital writing portfolio. Both assignments showcase your applied writing skills and proven abilities.