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
- Official transcripts
- GRE General Exam, Praxis II or the Ohio Assessments of Educators (OAE)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Statement of purpose
- Writing samples
School Accreditation Statement
Higher Learning Commission