Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, Professional Writing

Communicate with clarity and precision.

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Become more marketable in a competitive workforce.   

Earn your Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing 100% online. 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.  

Learn how to develop and write clear content that can help others make decisons, solve problems, or perform certain tasks. Secure employment writing advertisements, brochures, manuals, proposals, websites, online help systems and more. Work in publication production or project management for a variety of industries. 

Earn your Professional Writing degree 100% online. 

Take all your coursework online. Work asynchronously, when it is convenient for you.

Career outcomes:  

  • 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

Degree Options

Pursue either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing. Both degrees require 36 hours of program requirements. The BS makes mandatory the Writing with Technology II course. Contact to get assistance with deciding which program is best for you. 



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. 
We put paying for college within reach with affordable tuition. Financial aid and scholarships are available.



award for best degree program

This degree is #5 on the list of the 20 Best Bachelor’s in Creative Writing 
or Professional Writing Degrees Online 2018 from


This program is part of the Department of English. Find out more about admissionprogram requirements and degree plans.

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