Bowling Green State University offers the Master of Arts in English with a specialization in Professional Writing and Rhetoric. This degree is designed to attract students who wish to pursue writing careers as free-lance professionals/technical writers, those who want to work in business and industry, and those who plan to teach professional writing and rhetoric at two-year colleges. It offers breadth of training for careers in a variety of professional and technical writing settings.
Core courses address both theory and practice and presume that students are interested in professional/technical writing as a career. Elective offerings in English Teaching, Literature, and Rhetoric also allow students to develop competencies appropriate for employment in the public schools or community colleges.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
GRE General Exam, Praxis II or the Ohio Assessments of Educators (OAE)
Three letters of recommendation
Statement of purpose
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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