Students will study professional writing theory, the history of rhetoric, editing, rhetorical analysis, new modes of digital composition and writing ethics.
This Professional Writing and Editing degree at West Virginia University prepares students for a variety of career options, including technical writing and editing, project management, writing consulting, writing instruction and advanced graduate study in rhetoric and composition. The degree is designed for both newly graduated undergraduates and working adults who want more training in writing and editing.
In addition to becoming professional writers and editors, graduates get jobs as technical writers, documentation specialists, Web content managers, visual and Web designers, grant writers and freelance writers.
The program prepares students for many interesting positions that require excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills.
- The Writing of Health and Medicine
- Rhetoric and Science
- Introduction to Forensic Linguistics
- Studies in Composition and Rhetoric
- 24 months
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DisciplinesCreative Writing View 277 other Masters in Creative Writing in United States
- Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose
- 3 Letters of recommendation
- Supplemental Application / Portfolio
International24840 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National24840 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
In-State8820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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