Excellent written and oral communication skills are critical to professional success in business, industry, and government. In an increasingly information-driven economy, good communication skills are in demand. This program teaches you these skills and prepares you for a career in technical and scientific writing. Participants enroll in regular SDSU technical and scientific writing courses on a space-available basis through the Open University program.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are critical to professional success in business, industry, and government. In an increasingly information-driven economy, good communication skills are in demand. This program teaches you these skills and prepares you for a career in technical and scientific writing. Participants enroll in regular SDSU technical and scientific writing courses on a space-available basis through the Open University program.

To Register:
1. Find the list of courses required for the Certificate in Professional Writing at the Department of Rhetoric & Writing Studies (no application required).
2. Write down the required courses.
3. Log into the CES Gateway and create an account if needed.
4. Select Open University registration.
5. Navigate through the schedule to select your courses and pay.

Questions? Contact program Director Linn Bekins at lbekins@sdsu.edu or call (619) 594-2211.

For general information, contact the CES coordinator at (619) 594-5821.

Additional information on Open University Certificate programs.