Graduate Certificate in Rhetoric, Writing & Digital Media Studies
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Rhetoric, Writing & Digital Media Studies is a writing program from Northern Arizona University.  If you are a teacher looking for accreditation, advanced training, and promotion, this is a great writing program for you.  The program emphasizes the importance of critical reading, reflection, writing, digital media, and spoken language to educate citizens who will understand and appreciate their responsibilities to the global community.  This writing program also prepares students for intercultural and interdisciplinary communication practices in both digital and traditional work settings which will further global engagement, diversity, and social participation. 

Graduates will have a foundation in rhetoric, writing, digital media, communication, and composition studies as well as experience with:

  • Rhetorical theory
  • Persuasive argumentation
  • Social media literacy
  • Multimedia writing
  • Discourse conventions

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Arizona University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV