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Professional Writing

New York University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
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24816 USD/year
24816 USD/year
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About

Your words, your world. The MS in Professional Writing is a fully online, 36-credit program from New York University that prepares students to craft strategic copy and to shape important stories for target audiences in new and exciting ways.

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Overview

Our curriculum combines a traditional grounding in writing, style, and rhetoric with in-depth explorations of modern communication theories and emerging writing practices. Students develop their creative ability with a focus on professional stability.

Guided by our industry-experienced faculty members, MS in Professional Writing students at New York University work through assignments that target corporate, academic, and real-world audiences to build professional-quality writing portfolios from their coursework. By the end of the program, our graduates are practiced and effective writers who are qualified for active and engaging writing and communications careers across industries. This online graduate degree can be completed in full- or part-time study.

The Program

  • Core courses build students’ professional writing foundation, focusing on mechanics and craft; professional contexts and digital spaces; and writing with design and audience needs in mind.
  • Students select either a professional Internship or a mock-freelance Direct Study as part of their required course work.
  • Elective courses provide industry specific knowledge and allow students to develop nuanced understandings of areas of interest that support their personal professional writing goals.
  • In their final semester, students complete a thesis project and a digital portfolio. Both major assignments showcase their applied learning and proven abilitie

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Professional Writing
  • Writing for Digital Media
  • Business and Organizational Writing
  • Style and Rhetoric

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12408 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12408 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

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