Certificate in Editing

Approved by the UW Department of English 

Certificates » Editing
Program Features
  • 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
Autumn 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4750
Course Dates Days Instructor
Editorial Roles (Section A) Oct 6 - Nov 3, 2014 M Emerick
Grammar for Editors (Section A) Nov 8 - Dec 8, 2014 M, Sa Tucker, Thorness
Copyediting Fundamentals & Working With Digital Content (Section A) Jan 5 - Mar 9, 2015 M, Sa Fulsaas, Kelcher
Applied Editing & Practicum (Section A) Mar 28 - Jun 22, 2015 M, Sa Thorness, Fulsaas
Autumn 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4751
Course Dates Days Instructor
Editorial Roles (Section B) Oct 8 - Nov 5, 2014 W Miller
Grammar for Editors (Section B) Nov 12 - Dec 17, 2014 W, Sa Tucker, Thorness
Copyediting Fundamentals & Working With Digital Content (Section B) Jan 7 - Mar 14, 2015 W, Sa Van Pelt, Kelcher
Applied Editing & Practicum (Section B) Mar 28 - Jun 24, 2015 W, Sa Fulsaas
Winter 2015  Details Details UW Seattle 4752
Winter 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4326 Closed
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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