In the Editing certificate, you will learn foundational editing skills and discuss new trends and technologies to help prepare you for a career in the publishing industry. Additionally, the University of Chicago is home to The Chicago Manual of Style, an authoritative resource used widely in the publishing industry. Learn The Chicago Manual of Style from the university that invented it.
The Editing certificate program offers a focused sequence of courses designed to prepare individuals to enter the publishing industry and to help current editing professionals build skills and knowledge for career advancement. In addition to core courses focused on manuscript editing, students have the opportunity to learn about the emerging technologies and marketing tools that dramatically affect publishing professionals today.
Learn with Leaders in Editing
The Editing Certificate program is enhanced through connections with the University of Chicago Press. Editors from the University of Chicago Press are among the instructors in the program. Since 1906, the University has published The Chicago Manual of Style, an authoritative resource in the publishing industry. Now in its 16th edition, The Chicago Manual of Style is the required text for the Editing Certificate.