Advocacy Writing Undergraduate Certificate

Write for social change.

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Support the causes you are passionate about as a professional writer. Learn critical thinking, effective communication and how to write persuasively. 

Earn an undergraduate certificate in advocacy writing, 100% online. 

You can apply this certificate to many professional fields including politics and government relations, healthcare and human services, arts and culture, including philanthropy. Whether you intend to work in a for-profit or not-for-profit professional setting, this certificate complements a wide variety of career options.  

Possible career outcomes:  

  • Grant writer 
  • Communication manager 
  • Development or fundraising professional  
  • Government relations expert 

Put the Public Affairs Mission to work 

Some of our classes include service learning. You will work with not-for-profit organizations where you are or at-a-distance. Gain important field experience before you leave the classroom. Practice your skills writing grants, recommending social media strategies and more. 

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Get ahead sooner. 
Earn your certificate in just 12 credit hours. 
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Get the skills you need.  
Strong writing skills are a foundation for many fields.   
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Enjoy a high level of academic excellence. 
Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus. 


This program is part of the English department in the Reynolds College of Arts and Humanities. Find out more about admissions and program requirements.  

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