Media Writing Micro-Credential

What is the Media Writing Micro-Credential?

This micro credential program provides training in mass media writing, including news reporting, feature writing, and copy editing.


$350 per credit hour


Time to Complete:
2-3 semesters


Mode Offered:
100% Online
8-week courses


Digital Badge

Program Description

The micro-credential in Media Writing is a non-degree seeking program where students obtain writing skills across multiple media platforms including print, broadcast, social media, news releases, and scripts. Students will learn reportorial skills necessary for advanced new gathering and news writing. This micro-credential can provide current educators the skills need to advise school newspaper and broadcast teams. Grades earned within this program will be part of your permanent academic record and may be applied to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Mass Communication program.


Required 6
COM 215
Media Writing
COM 356
Advanced Reporting
Choose One from Below 3
COM 368
Copy Editing
COM 370
Feature Writing
Total Hours 9