School of Humanities and Cultural Studies

English, Technical and Professional Writing Undergraduate Certificate

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Why Choose English, Technical and Professional Writing?

An undergraduate certificate in English can boost your employability by complementing your professional training with excellent writing, reasoning, and speaking skills and giving you the cultural capital to engage with people from all walks of life. Humanities study will enrich your personal life as well. If you enjoy reading and writing or encountering other cultures, speak to your advisor or contact the Department of English Language and Literatures to learn about our minor and certificate programs.


View the English program profile for sample occupations, average salary, and employment projections. 

Real-World Experience

Enroll in English 4920/6920, Internship in Writing, and benefit greatly by using skills you have learned in your studies for professional writing in a real-world experience. You will be able to apply knowledge and begin to build relationships in the professional writing world.

Academics and Curriculum

View the English, Technical and Professional Writing Undergraduate Certificate program information and requirements in the Academic Catalog.  You can also view the portfolio requirements (PDF).


Completion of ENG 1100 and 2100 or the equivalent and English 3000/5000 Business Writing are required for admission to this program.


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