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.
Sections
Start Location Program ID Status
Winter 2015  Details Details UW Seattle/Online 4752
Course Dates Days Instructor
Editorial Roles Jan 10 - Feb 7, 2015 Sa Emerick
Grammar for Editors Feb 7 - Mar 14, 2015 Sa Tucker, Thorness
Copyediting Fundamentals & Working With Digital Content Mar 14 - May 30, 2015 Sa Fulsaas, Kelcher
Applied Editing & Practicum May 30 - Aug 15, 2015 Sa Fulsaas
Winter 2016  Details Details UW Seattle 5095 In Development
Autumn 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4750 Closed
Autumn 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4751 Closed
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Program Highlights
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Instructors and graduates share their stories and experiences from the program.

Editing - Q&A with Instructor Cherie Tucker 

Editing - Q&A with Instructor Kris Fulsaas