USF Sarasota-Manatee offers new Certificate Program in Business & Technical Writing

The Certificate in Business and Technical Writing now being offered in the College of Arts and Sciences at USF Sarasota-Manatee is open to students of diverse backgrounds who wish to pursue careers as professional writers and editors serving clients and employers in industry, business, and government. The certificate program is also ideal for those who wish to supplement their training and enhance their employability in other professional fields.

Courses in this program prepare the student for graduate school, and provide practical knowledge, which can lead to career opportunities in a variety of related occupational areas, such as: advertising copy writer, editor, journalist, lawyer, press secretary, public relations director, reporter, speech writer, teacher or professor, technical writer, writer or author.

Students can pursue a certificate in Business and Technical Writing while pursuing another degree or as a non-degree seeking student. Those interested in applying for the BTW Certificate can contact the Office of Student Services at 941-359-4330. More information about this and other programs offered at USF Sarasota-Manatee can be found online at