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Advanced Certificate in Professional Writing FAQs

No. However, you must possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited undergraduate institution.

The advanced certificate for Creative Writing in the Digital Age gives students practical development of advanced level creative writing skills, as well as application of professional editing practices. This prepares them for jobs in Advertising, Arts & Entertainment, Broadcasting, Business, Editing, Education, Law, Library Science, Publishing, Print & Digital and more.

The advanced certificate requires 15 credit hours of courses, and can be completed in a year, but as it is online, you may take courses that fit with your schedule as you need, making it flexible with your current job.

Contact Dr. Brigitte Byrd, Coordinator, at or Dr. Mary Lamb, Department of English Chair, at