- About the Program
- Curriculum – including courses
- Admission Requirements
- Start Dates & Application Deadlines
About the Program
The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Writing and New Media is intended for professionals in any field that would like to utilize emerging technologies and need to write content for those platforms. Students will increase students' awareness of composing opportunities, theories, and practices that are emerging as a result of the ubiquity of new media technologies and online writing spaces. Students will also learn theories in areas that hold significant import for understanding the implications of new media communication technologies. 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 Writing and New Media is a part-time program that requires the completion of 12 graduate semester hours (4 courses) which are possible to complete in 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: 12 Semester Hours (s.h.)
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester Hours|
|MAWR 01620||Internet and Writing Studies||3|
|MAWR 01564||Information Architecture||3|
|MAWR 01555||Writing for Electronic Communities||3|
|MAWR 01621||Visual Rhetoric and Multimodal Composition||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)