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Opportunities and Outcomes

Opportunities and Outcomes

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