May 2017: A few fully- and partially-funded assistantship positions remain available for Fall 2017. Applications reviewed until positions are filled, including Teaching Fellowships, web writing, writing center administration, and public relations.
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UMass Dartmouth’s Master in Professional Writing program meets a growing demand for professional and technical writers who can:
- Excel in the communication of information and ideas
- Research and assess audience needs
- Develop materials, using a range of tools and media
- Collaborate in and lead teams
We offer competitive stipends and tuition credits:
- Teaching Fellowships in business and technical communication
- Graduate Assistantships in writing center programming, public relations, grant writing, and web authoring
Master in Professional Writing
Earn a Master of Arts degree while developing the skills needed to communicate complex ideas and information to a wide variety of audiences.
Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary English
You will be immersed in a rigorous and comprehensive interdisciplinary program designed to provide you with the background, tools, and knowledge necessary to engage in effective and creative teaching in today's K-12 classrooms.
Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing
You will develop new professional writing skills while taking 4 courses that place a special emphasis on practical work tailored to your work setting, situation, and community.
Accelerated Master in Professional Writing Program
This option is only available for UMass Dartmouth undergraduate English majors. Students complete either the Master of Arts in Professional Writing or the Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary English in only one additional year of study.