Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing

Middle Georgia State University
Degree Level Certificate
Total Credit Hours 15
Per Credit Hour Cost $255.00

Program Description

Working professionals know today’s marketplace demands the ability to write well, particularly using digital platforms. Employers value writers who communicate clearly in a professional setting. Our graduate degrees will enhance your existing credentials, preparing you for advancement in many career options.

Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing and Digital Communication

This 15-hour program can be taken as a stand-alone credential, whose completion conveniently provides eligibility to the Masters's program.

  • Fully online
  • Taught in 8-week sessions
  • Designed to complement and extend undergraduate training by developing skills in writing, editing, communication, and web development
  • Interdisciplinary, with course offerings by the Department of English; the Department of Media, Culture, and the Arts; and the School of Information Technology
  • Taught by master teachers and highly experienced writers

MGA’s graduate technical writing degrees enhance your potential across a wide range of professions, including:

  • Technical Writer
  • Social Media Manager
  • Web Content Editor
  • Instructional Designer
  • Creative Director
  • Non-profit Information Professional
  • Project Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Digital Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Creative Director
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Brand Strategist
  • Corporate Blogger
  • Small Business Owner
  • Government Information Officer
  • Municipal Information Officer

Admissions Information

  • A bachelor’s degree from an institutionally accredited college or university
  • Master of Arts program: 2.75 undergraduate GPA or better or successful completion of Middle Georgia State University's Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing and Digital Communication
  • Graduate Certificate program: 2.5 undergraduate GPA or better
  • Letter of application that states the applicant's interest in and goals for the program
  • For residents of Georgia, documentation of lawful residence

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges