Publishing and Editing Programs

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Format: 09/15/2019
Format: 09/15/2019
UC Berkeley Extension, Certificate in Editing

UC Berkeley Extension, Certificate in Editing

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BERKELEY, CA & ONLINE
This four-course program is ideal for developing basic editing competency or refining more advanced, specialized skills and covers everything from grammar to emulating style.
UC Berkeley Extension, Certificate in Writing

UC Berkeley Extension, Certificate in Writing

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BERKELEY, CA & ONLINE
This postbaccalaureate program is designed for students looking to develop a publishable writing craft (and pursue a subsequent graduate degree) and build a portfolio through a curriculum of three required and five elective courses.
UC San Diego Extension, Copyediting Certificate

UC San Diego Extension, Copyediting Certificate

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SAN DIEGO, CA & ONLINE
This online program can be completed in nine to twelve months and includes weekly assignments that require both online and offline work. In addition to the four required courses, there are five recommended courses with more specialized topics, all of which focus on developing practical copyediting skills.
University of Chicago, Graham School

University of Chicago, Graham School

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CHICAGO, IL
This program can be completed online or on-campus and offers a core curriculum in manuscript editing as well as a large range of specialized courses that teach emerging technologies and modern marketing tools for a more comprehensive and practical education.
University of Denver, Denver Publishing Institute

University of Denver, Denver Publishing Institute

NONE
DENVER, CO
This month-long course offers marketing and editing workshops as well as “Special Sessions,” including field trips and other supplementary activities to prepare students for a career in book publishing.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Certificate in Professional Writing

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Certificate in Professional Writing

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LAFAYETTE, LA
This online, five-course program offers supplementary writing training for students or professionals in all careers and areas of study. Courses are available seasonally, and students are invited to take advantage of an internship opportunity offered each semester.
University of Sydney, MA in Publishing

University of Sydney, MA in Publishing

MA
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
This one-to-one-and-a-half-year program engages scholarly study with vocational applications to train students in the skills necessary for all areas of digital and print media production and distribution. Additional (optional) opportunities include professional internships, extracurricular projects, and a master’s dissertation for further specialized exploration and work experience.
University of the Arts, London, MA in Publishing

University of the Arts, London, MA in Publishing

MA
LONDON, ENGLAND
This fifteen-month program offers classes in theoretical and practical publishing approaches, long-term research and publishing projects, networking opportunities with the annual Publishing Innovation Conference, and international experience through the residential summer school.
University of Washington, Certificate in Editing

University of Washington, Certificate in Editing

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SEATTLE, WA
This four-course program can be completed online or at the UW campus and is ideal for aspiring editors or anyone who wants to advance in the field. Over the course of seven to eight months, students will refine grammatical skills, learn to edit for different audiences and media, gain experience with online content, and complete an independent editorial project with a current writer.