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Department of English

Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing at UHD provides a flexible combination of liberal arts education to develop critical reasoning and writing skills with coursework that trains students in writing, communication, technical knowledge and software applications that employers want. Students are prepared to work in communication, business, industry, the media, and government.

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 have unlimited career opportunities with sklls in both print and digital media. Recent graduates have found careers 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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