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Certificate in Editing

Approved by the UW Department of English 

Certificates » Editing
Program Features
  • Classroom or blended classroom and online format
  • Guest speakers from multiple editing specialties
  • Computer lab sessions that prepare you to write and edit for the Web
  • Hands-on experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Word editing tools
  • Real-world practicum project in collaboration with an author
Who Should Apply
  • Individuals who wish to improve writing or editing skills
  • Individuals who are interested in exploring editing as a career
Advance your understanding of the editorial process, and apply your knowledge to editing a wide variety of print and online publications. Explore the relationship between editors and writers, as well as the art of proposing editorial changes. Enhance your own writing skills while learning to collaborate in developing the best copy for the audience and type of publication.
Key Outcome
You will be prepared to launch a career in editing with the skills needed to edit a variety of publications.
Start Location Program ID Status
Winter 2016  Details Details UW Seattle/Online 5095
Course Dates Days Instructor
Editorial Roles Jan 9 - Feb 6, 2016 Sa Emerick
Grammar for Editors Jan 23 - Mar 12, 2016 Sa Tucker
Copyediting Fundamentals & Working With Digital Content Mar 12 - May 21, 2016 Sa Fulsaas
Applied Editing & Practicum May 21 - Aug 13, 2016 Sa Fulsaas
Autumn 2016  Details Details UW Seattle 5419 In Development
Autumn 2016  Details Details UW Seattle 5420 In Development
Autumn 2015  Details Details UW Seattle 5093 Closed
Autumn 2015  Details Details UW Seattle 5094 Closed
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