Professional and UX/UI Writing Certificate

Professional and UX/UI Writing Certificate

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate



Arts and Communication


Next Classes Start

May 20, 2024

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Program at a Glance

The Certificate in Professional and UX/UI Writing prepares you to design and publish content across platforms to meet specific audience needs and organizational objectives. You’ll learn about the theory, method, and ethics of digital communications and be immersed in the practical, professional application of these concepts.

Program Coordinator : Kim Pearson,


  • part time: 1 year


  • Hybrid


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This certificate is ideal if you’re a TCNJ senior, recent graduate, or professional who would like to enhance your skills and credentials in communications fields such as technical writing, user experience research, social media marketing, public relations, or online community management. It can also be a good fit if you’re a journalist looking to explore alternative career opportunities.


Graduates hold positions such as ​​UX/UI writer, copywriter, public relations content creator or manager, audience and community engagement editor, social media editor or manager, journalist, technical writer or editor, and media entrepreneur.

Extensive Network

Create a network that will take you places. Study with like-minded peers, learn from inspiring faculty who have valuable industry contacts, and network with a well-connected alumni community.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application and all supplemental documents.

  • Application
  • Essay
  • Earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and official transcripts (Advanced undergraduates or non-matriculated students may be permitted to take some classes with instructor and chair permission, consistent with TCNJ policy.)
  • Current resume
  • Application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • National standardized admission test score (waivers are available)
  • Additional documents from international applicants seeking to study in the United States
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Financial Aid: Students pursuing a graduate degree at TCNJ may be eligible for some types of student financial assistance, including but not limited to student loans and assistantships. Graduate students must follow the same steps as undergraduates in applying for federal loan assistance. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least 5 credit hours at the 500 level or above to be eligible for student loan assistance and for TCNJ to certify enrollment for a loan repayment deferment.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Graduate and Continuing Education website provides curriculum for this program.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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