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Master of Arts in Written Communication (WRCM)


This program prepares students for careers in professional writing, editing and publishing, or the teaching of writing at the elementary, secondary or community college levels. It also provides thorough preparation for Ph.D. studies in rhetoric and composition.

Applicants may combine academic and professional experience in support of their application.

Advisor Information:


Steven Krause, Ph.D.

612 Pray-Harrold
(734) 487-4220
skrause@emich.edu

Course Requirements:


The M.A. in Written Communication requires 30-32 hours from one of the options below:

Option I: Teaching and Writing:


Elective Courses and Cognates: 9 hours


Students select from among courses in writing, linguistics, literature, reading, teaching English as a second language, communication theory, computer science, measurement and evaluation, psychology, statistics.

Program Total: 30-32 hours


Option II: Professional Writing:


Elective Courses and Cognates: 12 hours


Students select from among courses in writing, linguistics, literature, Graphic Design , communication theory, computer science, science, industrial technology. 

Program Total: 30 hours


Undergraduate Courses for Graduate Credit: English Language and Literature


The following courses may be elected for graduate credit. A maximum of nine hours of approved 400-level course work may be permitted in the earning of any graduate degree.

If you intend to enroll in any of the following undergraduate courses for graduate credit, you must submit a request form to the Graduate School to receive permission before enrolling in the course; otherwise, you will receive undergraduate credit.