English Professional Writing Certificate

  • The Certificate in Professional Writing provides the opportunity for students, professionals, and business people to enhance their communication skills and credentials with a special emphasis on coursework tailored to their work settings and careers.

    The Certificate in Professional Writing is designed for students pursuing or holding a bachelor’s degree from MSUM or an equivalent university.

    Students who complete the Certificate in Professional Writing will be able to:

    • write clear, concise, and grammatically correct correspondence that is appropriate for the audience and market.
    • write professional correspondence such as emails, letters, memorandums, progress reports, instructions, proposals, feasibility studies, and webpages.
    • format professional correspondences using the latest software and digital technology necessary for desktop publishing and web design.
    • speak effectively to audiences of various sizes.

    Certificate in Professional Writing Requirements

    Professional Writing Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure Report

    To have the Certificate in Professional Writing posted to their transcripts and B.A. or B.S. diploma, students must complete the worksheet provided by your advisor or the Chair of the English Department.

  • Gainful Employment Program Information

    Minnesota State University Moorhead provides gainful employment program information that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.