Medical Writing and Editing
Master the fundamentals and best practices of medical writing, editing, and communication.Request More Information
At a Glance
- 9 months to 3 years
$1,440 per course$8,640 for certificate
The University of Chicago’s professional development certificate in Medical Writing and Editing uses the AMA Manual of Style as the foundation for mastering the fundamentals and best practices of medical writing, editing, and communication in nine months to one year, part-time. Designed for professionals with backgrounds in science or writing, the online certificate program with synchronous sessions has a comprehensive curriculum focused on creating medical communicators with strong writing, editing, data reporting, and analytic skills.
Designed for both professionals with a background in science who want to acquire writing skills, and those with a background in writing or an English degree who want to understand medical terminology.
Learn from Industry Experts
Our program instructors have worked with and for a wide range of leading organizations, including the American Medical Association, WebMD, the Mayo Clinic, The Journal of Infectious Diseases, and the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
Grow Your Network
Current students and alumni have access to networking events and webinars hosted by our Student Advisory Board and our Professional Development team, who also fund an alumni scholarship program.
Join a Thriving Field
Driven by the expansion of scientific and technical products, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a faster growth rate in the employment of technical writers than that in other fields.
Potential Job Titles for Medical Writers and Editors
- Content Specialist
- Medical Writer/Editor
- Regulatory Writer/Editor
- Technical Editor
Average Salaries for Medical Writers and Editors
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