Media, Writing, and Communications Certificate in Effective Business Writing
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This certificate provides participants with the writing skills necessary to compete and succeed in a rapidly evolving workplace. While more than 70 percent of prospective employers identify strong writing skills as essential to success in their industries, nearly 60 percent report having difficulty in finding candidates that have mastered even basic writing skills. Students who have completed the Certificate in Effective Business Writing will be able to claim a competitive professional edge by demonstrating a high-level proficiency in basic writing and communication skills, and by having strategies for adapting those tools to a growing and ever-changing technological landscape.
The certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the two required courses and the four elective courses listed below, which can be substituted with other Media, Writing, and Communications certificate courses, pending departmental review and approval. The certificate must be completed within three years of taking the first certificate-eligible course.
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