- About the Program
- Curriculum – including courses
- Admission Requirements
- Start Dates & Application Deadlines
About the Program
The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Editing and Publishing for Writing helps aspiring writers prepare to edit and publish their own work for consumption. Students will acquire a necessary understanding of contemporary editing and publishing procedures in a variety of print and digital environments as well as the discipline and organizational strategies necessary to prepare and submit a variety of types of work for publication. The courses completed for this certificate may be able to be applied to the required coursework in Rowan’s Master of Arts in Writing. For more information on the MA in Writing, click here.
The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Editing and Publishing for Writing is a part-time program that requires the completion of 9 graduate semester hours (3 courses) which are possible to complete in 3 to 4 consecutive semesters.
The courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally.
Required Course: 9 Semester Hours (s.h.)
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester Hours|
|MAWR 01622||Publishing for Creative Writers||3|
|MAWR 01623||Writing Stories for Children and Young Adults||3|
|MAWR 01566||Editing the Literary Journal||3|
|MAWR 01557||Writing the Freelance Features||3|
|MAWR 02521||Writing the Nonfiction Book||3|
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for this program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the CGCE Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
- CGCE Graduate Application Form (pdf)
- $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
- Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
- Current professional resume
- Typewritten statement of professional objectives
- Two letters of recommendation
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
Below is a list of anticipated start dates. The start dates indicated are based on the university calendar or the CGCE schedule. Your actual first day of class will depend on the course sequence which will be provided by a CGCE Enrollment Advisor once you have matriculated in the program.
|Entry Term & Module||Start Date(s)||Application Deadline(s)|
|Fall 2013||Late Aug./Early Sept.||08/01/2013|
Tuition & Costs
$630 tuition + $141.90 in fees = $771.90
(this rate applies to academic year 2012/2013 and is subject to change)