Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing

Communicate with clarity and precision. Help others make decisions and solve problems.

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Become more marketable in a competitive workforce.   

Expert-level writers and editors are highly sought-after in today's content creation world. Set yourself apart with a focused degree. Our broadly designed professional writing program includes a minor of your choice. You'll leave with a customized set of skills for your chosen industry.  

Secure employment writing advertisements, brochures, manuals, proposals, websites, online help systems and more. Work in publication production or project management. 

Some job titles of Missouri State graduates include:  

  • Editor 
  • Food writer 
  • Grant writer 
  • Journalist 
  • Content marketing specialist 
  • Social media specialist 
  • Web content editor 
  • Public relations specialist 
  • Sports marketing 
  • Script writer 
  • Copywriter
  • Demonstration specialist
  • Technical writer
  • And more



Get the skills you need. 
Strong writing skills are a foundation for many fields.  


Enjoy a high level of academic excellence.  
Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus.  

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Get a head start on your career with an internship. 
Gain real-world experience with a required internship of 135 hours in an employment setting.   

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Maximize your investment of time and money. 
Affordable tuition at $3,500, on average, per semester. Financial aid and scholarships are available.  



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Todd Hussong

Through MSU, Todd found his 'direction'