The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures offers programs that share core understandings about writing, namely that it is embedded in cultures, involves purposeful rhetorical action, and in the 21st century occurs in digital environments and is multimodal.
The Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing Program from Michigan State University provides courses that facilitate students’ successful transition to writing in higher education and beyond. Its 100-level courses fulfill the university’s Tier I Writing requirement.
The professional writing major leads to a Bachelor of Arts that prepares students for careers as professional editors and publishers, technical writers, information developers, and web authors as well as for graduate study.
The graduate program offers a doctorate in rhetoric and writing and a Master of Arts in digital rhetoric and professional writing and in critical studies in literacy and pedagogy.
- Content Strategy for Professional Writers
- Professional Writing Theory and Research
- Contemporary Theories of Rhetoric
- Semantics and Pragmatics
- Advanced Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics
- Advanced Studies in Sociolinguistics
- Methods of Research in Rhetoric and Writing
- Community Literacy
- Composition Studies: Issues, Theory, and Research
- Independent Study in Rhetoric and Writing
- Special Topics in Rhetoric and Writing
- 12 months
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To be considered for admission to the Master of Arts degree in Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing an applicant must:
- Include in the letter required by the college, a statement that addresses the applicant’s goals in pursuing the degree.
- Submit two writing samples showing two different styles or genres.
International27792 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
National27792 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State14144 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14144 USD per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.