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Professional Writing, Bachelor

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At the Washington State University we offer an online undergraduate certificate in Professional Writing. 
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WSU’s online undergraduate Professional Writing Certificate program teaches students how to use precise words, create crisp sentences, and assemble logical and persuasive paragraphs – communications skills that are essential in the modern workplace.

The five required courses cover English use, technical writing, rhetoric and anthropology. Students will learn how to express themselves clearly, cogently, and with style. This certificate is offered by the Washington State University. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The priority date for admission applications is January 31. Applications received after are welcomed and will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Speech, Thought and Culture
  • Writing and Rhetorical Conventions 
  • Multimedia Authoring: Exploring New Rhetorics
  • Technical and Professional Writing 
  • Internship - Cooperative learning experience in business, education, or industry in English-related jobs

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • English Proficiency
  • WSU International Admissions will review your application for admission using unofficial copies of transcripts from the secondary and post-secondary schools you have attended
  • When you send transcripts to the International Undergraduate Admissions Office at Washington State University, we will complete the credential/transcript evaluation for you. This is an important part of the admission process
  • As part of your application, you will need to provide verification of financial support for at least one year of tuition and expenses. This support may be provided through any combination of personal or sponsored funds

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    5914 USD/semester
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  • National

    5914 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    5308 USD/semester
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