Professional Writing Minor-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Professional Writing Minor

Our Professional Writing program prepares students for careers as writers and communications specialists in a range of fields, including publishing, government, law, journalism, health care, community advocacy, the non-profit sector, education, corporate communications, finance, and the arts.

See our Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing page to learn more about the faculty and the opportunities that the Professional Writing program offers.

Minor Requirements

Interpretation and Argument

76-270 Writing for the Professions


76-271 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing

Two 300- or 400- level Writing courses
One Rhetoric/Language Studies course
One 200-level or above English elective

To learn more about the requirements for a Professional Writing Minor, view the current undergraduate course catalog.