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Certificate in Professional and Public Writing

The Undergraduate Certificate in Professional and Public Writing is an 18-hour program open to all FIU undergraduate students. Firmly grounded in rhetoric, the certificate provides an opportunity for students interested in improving their written, oral, and digital communications skills in preparation for their professional careers and civic responsibilities. Students will be advised to select courses based upon their professional interests. They might focus the certificate in areas such as technical writing, scientific and environmental writing, or community-based writing.


Career Outlook

  • Technical Writing
  • Editing and Publishing
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising and Media