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Department of English

Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing at UHD prepares students to work in many areas of communication in business, industry, the media and government. Students in professional writing are trained to produce documents and communicate in digital and print formats, including professional applications for social media.

Graduates will:

  • Design information for print and electronic formats
  • Produce materials that address real-world contexts
  • Create documents that meet the needs of diverse audiences
  • Conduct effective research
  • Use ethical standards in citation, visual design and language

Internship Opportunities

As part of the Professional Writing degree, students have the opportunity to gain valuable job-related experience and to develop professional networks through various internships.

Course Information

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Graduates with skills in both print and digital media have many career options. Recent graduates have found positions in the following fields:

  • Technical Writing
  • Social Media Management
  • Copywriting/Editing
  • Web Content Writing/Editing
  • Proposal Writing
  • Grant Writing
  • Public Relations Management Advertising Writing
  • Web Designing
  • Usability Testing Expert (UX)

Degree and Internship Coordinator

Dr. Joe Sample

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