Opportunities and Outcomes
As the opportunity for digital communication grows, so does the need for professional and technical writers. Today, a writer has to also be an expert communicator who possesses writing skills for multiple communication platforms to meet new challenges in emerging industries. Business, government, technology, science, and healthcare now demand graduates who are experts with an advanced degree in professional writing from a respected university.
In becoming an advanced writing professional by earning this degree, you develop complex information strategies for print, for the web, and for social media. In both your writing and your global understanding of organizational communication, you become prepared to lead organizations through the evolution of technology as new and specialized applications emerge. The MS in Professional Writing program provides you with the advanced degree you need as well as the knowledge you can apply immediately in this dynamic environment.
|Course topics include:|
|Writing for digital and mass media applications
||Writing for the health and information professions|
|Organizational and business-related writing
||Financial and scientific/environmental writing|
|Designing print and electronic documents
||Creating copy for proposals and grants|
|Applying the principles of information architecture
||Promotional writing for publicity and marketing|