The University of Chicago's Editing certificate instructors have strong roots in the editing and publishing industry. Their experience informs both classroom and online instruction that prepares our learners to shine in the editing and publishing fields. Instructors teach courses that cover manuscript editing, copyright and trademark regulations, grammar, copyediting, and technology solutions like eBook publishing and electronic editing tools.

Our instructors’ understanding of the technical and professional demands of the publishing industry make them invaluable mentors to our learners as they build their editing and publishing careers. They have worked as freelancers, consultants, and in-house editorial and production managers at industry-leading presses; their variety of experiences and responsibilities gives them the perspective that makes our Editing certificate an outstanding value for editing professionals accelerating their careers.