Applicants to all graduate programs at George Mason University must meet the admission standards and application requirements for graduate study as specified in Graduate Admissions.
For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.
Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing
This concentration in the graduate certificate in professional writing and editing may be pursued concurrently with any of several programs in English and elsewhere. Part of the coursework toward the concentration may be applied to those degrees with the approval of the director of the degree program. Students pursuing the certificate in professional and writing and editing with a concentration in professional and technical writing must complete 18 credits of English graduate courses with a minimum grade of 3.00 in each course.
Total credits: 18
This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.
Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.
Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing (PTW)
This concentration in the graduate certificate in professional writing and editing may be pursued on a part-time basis only.
|ENGH 501||Introduction to Professional Writing and Rhetoric 1||3|
|ENGH 502||Research Methods in Rhetoric and Professional Writing||3|
|ENGH 503||Theory and Practice of Editing||3|
|ENGH 505||Document Design||3|
ENGH 501 Introduction to Professional Writing and Rhetoric should be taken in the first semester of study, if possible.
Emphasis in Technical Writing or Proposal Writing
|Take courses from one of the following emphases:||6|
|Technical Writing Emphasis|
|Proposal Writing Emphasis|
|Proposal Writing and Development|
|Advanced Proposal Writing|