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Professional Writing Courses

Learn about Professional Writing with online courses and lessons on edX!

Why Learn Professional Writing

Writing skills are in high demand across so many disciplines. Whether you're using business writing for your company, helping tech experts through technical writing, or furthering research principles with academic writing, professional writing skills are vital.

Communication skills will always be in high demand for the workforce. These soft skills can further your career and create value for your employer. Writing skills are part of a suite of communication skills that include decision making, speaking skills, and negotiation.

Creative writing skills can provide an outlet for your innovation, but professional writing skills ensure you'll have a place in your organization. As business documents and press releases evolve to match virtual communications and social media changes marketing, professional communication is a critical, high-demand area of expertise.

Gain the know-how and the finesse required of professional writing, and you open up so many possibilities for your future development. It's time to take the first steps.

Learn Professional Writing

edX has a number of professional writing programs designed in partnership with leading institutions in the field. You can gain expertise in crafting professional documents, understand how to proofread for business value, and apply your skills to niche areas such as public relations.

Courses are available on your schedule and provide the training you'll need for professional development or expand your interests. edX can provide a path for your way forward.

Professional Writing Courses and Certificates

ASUx offers a micro-bachelor's degree, Professional Writing, designed to give you everything you need to communicate in a variety of work environments and for many different purposes. You'll learn the basics to craft, proofread, and improve essential communication documents, such as cover letters, press releases, and technical communications.

Berkeley's professional certificate in Business Writing also ensures you have the foundational skills to communicate through the written word in a business setting. MichiganX offers a course in grant writing (Grant Writing and Crowdfunding for Public Libraries), and NUS outlines intercultural communications through a variety of mediums, including the written word.

Explore Professional Writing Skills

Professional writing skills will open up a world of possibilities for your career and your life. edX can help you expand your knowledge and master this vital employment skill. You'll be in high demand and able to provide value for your organization and your goals.

These courses are exactly what you need to begin building knowledge and expertise. You never know where excellent professional writing will take you, but edX is ready to provide the foundations for your future.