Professional writing is a valuable skill in any career, helping you present ideas clearly, whether it's a tweet, an essay, a news story or a business presentation
What is professional writing?
The field of professional writing involves developing transferable skill sets in oral and written communication that prepare you to excel in any professional environment. The ability to communicate complex information clearly and accurately to diverse audiences is integral in many industries, from business to technology to law.
Why study professional writing at UNH Manchester?
Designed with your career in mind, the professional writing minor at UNH Manchester prepares you with the skills and experience to become an accomplished digital-age communicator. This highly interdisciplinary minor introduces you to the many genres of professional writing, providing opportunities to practice your skills in an internship setting. Courses span the areas of English, communication arts and computing, and might include classes such as Media Writing, Digital Creative Writing, Professional and Technical Writing, Social Media for Organizations and Business, Introduction to Computer Applications and Mobile Computing. Focusing on the applied writing skills that today’s employers look for, this minor adds value to any degree.
- Advertising executive
- Author, copyeditor, copywriter or journalist
- Corporate communications manager
- Creative director
- Digital entrepreneur
- Grants manager
- Managing editor
- Marketing or public relations director
- Public information officer
- Technical writer