Medical Writing and Editing

Medical Writing and Editing

Curriculum Details for Medical Writing and Editing

Courses in the Medical Writing and Editing certificate program use real-world medical manuscripts and publications to teach students the fundamentals and best practices needed to enter the profession and to succeed as skilled medical communicators.

Medical Writing and Editing curriculum map

     

    Medical Writing and Editing students effectively:

    • Understand the profession of medical-technical writing and its unique characteristics 
    • Use the AMA Manual of Style as a writing and editing tool
    • Understand the context of medical communication and the role of a proofreader or copy editor
    • Organize and present scientific information to different audiences

     

    Medical Writing and Editing Certificate Structure

    • Students may earn the Medical Writing and Editing certificate by completing five core courses and one elective course
    • Learners can complete the certificate in as little as three quarters
    • Class sizes are small, ranging from 10-20 students per course
    • Classes are available online with a few in-person options at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago
    • An online course guide (MEWE30000) is offered as an Overview of the Medical Writing and Editing profession as well as a community hub where students can connect and share resources throughout their time in the program

     

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