Part-time, online Editing Certificate

Our graduates

Editing career options

Our alumni have taken on a number of editing roles after graduating with the Editing Certificate:

  • Editing responsibilities in their places of employment
  • Freelance contract work with individual publishers
  • Web editing for e-magazines and blogs
  • Further education in graduate programs in publishing, graphic design, or English

Hear from some alumnae

Cheryl on her journey to an editing career
Megan on advancing in her editing career
Wendy transformed her affinity with words into her own editing business

"It’s strange being a business owner, after decades of working in the public sector in health care," explains Wendy Barron. "But I love being my own boss." Read more

Robin-Eliece brought her past skills and experience to her new career

“I needed to find something that would still interest me, give me a new perspective and allow me to work with different kinds of people in different fields,” says Robin-Eliece Mercury. “Bingo—editing.” Read more

Marj Drury traded retirement for her second love

Most people are finishing things at 60—but after years of teaching, Marj Drury decided to try a new industry. After finishing our Editing Certificate, she traded in her career as a nursing instructor for a career in editing. Read more