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Technical Writing

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Why Choose Technical Writing?

A certificate is a concentration of coursework in a designated area. The certificate in technical writing provides students the opportunity to highlight the concentration of writing courses on a résumé thus making their writing abilities obvious to prospective employers. A concentration in technical writing is an asset to almost any major since employers in all fields are looking for people who can write competently and express themselves in a professional manner. 

Admission Requirements

The Technical Writing certificate is open to any student admitted to Ferris State University.  The certificate is designed to complement any Ferris major program, or to provide additional post-baccalaureate skills and training.

Graduation Requirements

Completion of this certificate requires a minimum of 14 credits and a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher in these courses.  

More Information

Advisor:  Erin Weber
Phone:  591-3740
Languages & Literature Dept.
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive/ASC 3080
Big Rapids, MI  49307
Phone:  591-3988
Required Courses
Credit Hours
History of Rhetoric - Style
Prof Technical Communication
Tech Communication Seminar
Choose one:
Introduction to Linguistics
Proposal Writing
Publication Editing