A degree in Writing Studies prepares you for the future in ways that no other degree can, offering you the flexibility to choose half of the courses you will take to fit your personal interests, to build on your strengths, and to help you acquire new skills.

Certificate: Writing for Nonprofits

In our program, you will:

Nonprofit Writing Success Story

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Students in English 4321 write a 40,000 Grant on behalf of the Food Bank
  • Sharpen your workplace writing skills
  • Develop design skills for print and online publications
  • Learn to manage your organization's media and social media presence
  • Write grant applications for area nonprofits, gaining "real world" grant writing experience

Our certificate is:

  • A good addition for students in nearly any major
  • Designed for professionals already working in the nonprofit world
  • Fully online, so classes fit your schedule

The Writing for Nonprofits Certificate is available to students in all majors and disciplines who wish to develop or enhance their skills to obtain employment in hospital research and development departments, corporate writing departments, military installations, and non-profit agencies. Students completing this program will develop a portfolio, suitable for presentation to an employer, that will demonstrate the ability to adjust to real world expectations and engage a setting that is less controlled and less predictable than the classroom.

All courses in the Writing for Nonprofits certificate can be completed online. 

Courses (16 hours)

Talk to an Academic Advisor about adding the following classes to your degree plan:

  • ENGL 3301: Professional and Technical Writing
  • ENGL 3378: Document Design and Publishing
  • ENGL 3379: Writing for the Web
  • ENGL 4123: Nonprofit Writing Project
  • ENGL 4321: Grants and Proposals
  • ENGL 4322: Writing in Nonprofit Agencies

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