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ENHANCE ANY MAJOR WITH MARKETABLE WRITING SKILLS!


Professional Writing Certificate


The professional writing certificate program offers students the opportunity to enhance both writing skills and the marketability of those skills in professional settings.

What Will I Learn?


  1. How to write different types of professional documents, such as grant proposals, annual reports, self-studies, mission statements
  2. How to design web content for maximum effect
  3. How to utilize social media effectively within a professional setting
  4. How to improve writing style
  5. How to work independently and collaboratively in workplace settings

What is Unique About Our Program?


SUNY Plattsburgh is the only SUNY campus that offers a credit-bearing professional writing certificate. The certificate can enhance a major in any field with a skill set that strengthens marketability. The certificate is also open to area professionals who seek to sharpen their writing skills.

What Are My Career Opportunities?


The professional writing certificate can enhance marketability in any field that requires writing and communication, such as…

  • Professional writing, including journalism, technical writing and copywriting
  • Publishing and editing
  • Grant writing and fundraising
  • Business and management
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Public relations
  • Research
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