Professional writing

Professional writing

The Professional Writing (PW) major prepares students to become innovative, strategic, and expressive writers and designers who are able to work with a wide range of documents and digital environments, and in a variety of workplaces. The PW program does more than just provide students with a college degree: we prepare students to be lifelong learners who can apply what they learn in classes directly to careers in digital and technical writing, editing and publishing, managing communications, and writing for community and nonprofit organizations.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of writing, editing, publishing and communications.

Alumni work at:

  • General Motors
  • Quicken Loans
  • Notre Dame Athletic Department
  • Reddit
  • Cartoon Network
  • Founders Brewing Company
  • Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau

Alumni work as:

  • Communications Managers
  • Social Media Strategists
  • Copyeditors
  • Web Developers
  • Photo Coordinators
  • Public Affairs Officers
  • Digital Marketing Associates

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