Writing (Liberal Arts and Sciences) (Certificate)

The writing certificate program provides advanced writing instruction for students in any major. Students in the program gain practical skills in effective communication and enhance their ability to create, structure and present information in a variety of contexts.

ASU's Department of English in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has an extensive internship program, with opportunities for placements in publishing, media and marketing, government, teaching English as a second language, nonprofits and film festivals. The Department of English also boasts top online programs, rigorous undergraduate research opportunities and options for cultural and community involvement.

Degree Offered

Writing (Liberal Arts and Sciences) (Certificate)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, The College of


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Graduates who combine the writing certificate with their major program of study may increase their marketability to employers, and they often decide to pursue employment in business or technical writing.

Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

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