Master of Arts in Writing

Communicate clearly and concisely with solid content and supporting visuals.
 

Smiling Missouri State graduate student sitting at her computer writing.


Help your audience make decisions, perform tasks, or solve problems.

 

Whether you’re building on your current knowledge base and experience, or just getting started in writing, Missouri State can help you prepare for the challenges of the workplace.

 

As a student in our 33 hour graduate program, you'll delve deeply into the theory and practice of technical and professional writing. This program’s core requirements introduce you to research methods and teaches you to write for business, science and technology. You'll round out your master's degree with elective choices and program requirements that allow you to pursue your writing interests. In addition, the program provides client-based projects and internships to prepare you for workplace challenges.

 

Graduates with this degree have been employed with these job titles:

  • Advertising copywriter
  • Corporate manager
  • Corporate trainer
  • Document designer
  • Documentation specialist
  • Editor
  • Food writer
  • Government official
  • Grant writer
  • Medical communicator
  • Nonprofit professional
  • Social media coordinator
  • Speech writer
  • Technical writer
  • User experience analyst
  • Web developer

 

Customize your program when you choose an emphasis area. 

Choose from areas such as grant writing, writing for the web, computer industry or health professions.

 

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

 

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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