Professional and Technical Writing Certificate

Students develop high-demand skills in written communication for professional and technical contexts:

  • Communicating an organization’s goals and objectives to a range of stakeholders, including professional and public audiences
  • Explaining technical and specialized topics
  • Designing and delivering information in a way that meets the needs of specific users and organizations
  • Using a range of technologies to complete written communication projects
  • Working collaboratively and using project management strategies

(All colleges, open only to degree-seeking UWL students)

12 credits

Select four courses from the following:12
Writing for Management, Public Relations and the Professions
Technical Writing
Writing in the Sciences
Digital Content Writing, Strategy, and Experience Design
Grant Writing
Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing
English Internship
Total Credits12
  • Students must earn a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA in the certificate's coursework.
  • Students may complete the certificate or the minor in professional and technical writing, not both.