Master of Arts in Professional & Technical Writing
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Program Details

University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers an online Master of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing to the nontraditional student.  Enrolled students take an advanced leap into professional Technical or Nonfiction writing.  Studies may cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Editing for Publication
  • Composition Theory
  • Legal Writing
  • Independent Study

Courses prepare students for workplace and technical communication as well as writing and publishing.  Graduates with this degree may also pursue careers in teaching writing in K-12 and college settings.  Students may choose to conduct a degree culminating into either a thesis or an online portfolio.  Join a diverse academic community on a journey into the professional writing world with UA Little Rock online.


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater (4.0 scale) or 3.0 or greater in the last 60 hours.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Writing sample(s)
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission