Courses in the Medical Writing and Editing certificate program use real-world medical manuscripts and publications to teach learners the fundamentals and best practices of crisp, clear, and sophisticated medical writing and editing. The goals of the Medical Writing and Editing program are that every learner will effectively:
- 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
Classes are available online or in-person at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago.
Medical Writing and Editing Program Structure
- Students may choose between two tracks to complete a certificate:
- The Medical Writing and Editing program by completing any 4 courses
- The Advanced Writing and Editing program by completing any 6 courses.
- Learners can complete the certificate in as little as two quarters
- Class sizes are small, ranging from 10-20 students per course
- Tuition for each course is $1,400
Online and In-Person Class Formats
Classes are offered in two formats: online or in-person. Complete the certificate online or take a combination of online and in-person courses.
Medical Writing and Editing Curriculum
Apply to the Medical Writing and Editing Certificate
Applications are rolling—admissions decisions are typically made within two to three weeks.
Medical Writing and Editing Courses