Why ODU for English - Professional Writing Online?

In our online master of arts in English, you will develop professional skills in writing, document design, and textual analysis. The professional writing concentration will provide a focus on the theory, practices, and dynamics of writing in a variety of workplace settings. The core courses cover rhetoric, research, theories, and the impact of technology on writing practices.

You will be able to select coursework in specific professional writing topics, such as:

  • digital writing
  • management writing
  • visual rhetoric and document design
  • professional writing theories and practices
  • new media theory and practice

This program can also help you prepare for doctoral work in professional writing.