MA in Professional and Technical Writing

graduate_for_websiteWhether you would like to learn skills to strengthen your professionalism as a writer, editor, or teacher, are looking for a career change, or simply want to pursue personal growth, our program is the place for you.

Because writing is a cross-curricular study, we welcome applicants from any academic discipline or profession who have the aptitude and interest necessary for success in a graduate program in nonfiction writing, editing, and technical writing.

Our program produces writers, teachers, and editors for nonfiction genres and contexts. Most of our graduates become writers or editors in corporate or nonprofit settings. Some go on to write major works of nonfiction or to work in nonfiction publishing; some teach at the college level.