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Professional and Technical Writing

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

12 months
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383 USD/credit 13788 USD/year
383 USD/credit 13788 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing from University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers a wide variety of courses in workplace and technical communication, nonfiction writing and publishing, and the teaching of writing from elementary school through college. 

Overview

The Professional and Technical Writing program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock welcomes applicants from all disciplinary backgrounds. 

Key Features 

  • Students may choose to complete a 36-hour degree that culminates in a traditional academic thesis or a 42-hour degree that culminates in an online portfolio.
  • UA Little Rock is a metropolitan research university in the South that provides accessibility to a quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Composition Theory 
  • Language Theory 
  • Theory of Technical Communication 
  • Foundations of Creative Nonfiction 
  • Teaching Writing in Secondary Schools 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regular admission: Hold baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater (4.0 scale) or 3.0 or greater in the last 60 hours.
  • Conditional admission: Hold baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or greater (4.0 scale)
  • Along with their online application to the Graduate School, applicant must submit: statement of purpose, explaining applicant’s interest and background in writing and outlining the applicant’s expectations and goals with regard to the program; current résumé; three-four writing samples indicative of applicant’s range, ability, interests, and style (may contain work completed in college courses, writing from the workplace, and/or freelance work); and three letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 383 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 383 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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