Humber College

Professional Writing and Communications

Graduate Certificate

Humber’s Professional Writing and Communications graduate certificate program supports you as you learn and practise the craft of writing in the digital age while building a professional portfolio. This unique program provides the core transferrable skills you need to build a successful career in a variety of communications roles. Building on foundational skills such as storytelling, drafting, editing, pitching, interviewing and research, you will build proficiency in areas such as media writing, social media management, project management and design.
With a focus on writing for different audiences and purposes, including editing writing by Indigenous writers and about Indigenous issues, as well as using current technologies to maximize the impact of your message, you will be well-positioned to enter the workplace with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as a professional writer/communications specialist across a variety of sectors. You will also learn how to think strategically in preparation for taking on leadership positions within communications departments or starting your own freelance writing business.
The program allows you to find a community of writers and supports collaboration, networking, professional development and publication.

Program Duration:
3 semesters
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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