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 our alumni

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

Megan on advancing in her editing career