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The Certificate in Publishing and Professional Writing enables students in any major to earn a separate career-focused credential. Students may choose from a range of applied-writing courses regularly offered by the Department of English.

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Program Requirements

This 12-credit program is designed to fortify qualifications for employment in many fields and enhance preparation for success in the workplace.  


Publishing & Professional Writing Certificate

Mickey Hess

Professor, Director of American Studies Program


Fine Arts 325

mhess [at] rider.edu

(609) 895-5571

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