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Medical Writing and Editing

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the Medical Writing Certificate

Tuition Per Course $1,475
Specialization track course in Freelancing $1,800
Total Tuition for Certificate $8,850

Please note: noncredit students in Professional Development Certificates do not qualify for financial aid.

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Alumni Scholarship

Our alumni scholarship allows graduates of non-credit certificate programs to receive a 20% scholarship on:

  • Any additional elective from the same certificate
  • Any single new certificate course that does not require a prerequisite
  • Any class in any other UCPE certificate program with no application fee

For more information on the alum scholarship program, please email the Director of Professional Development Programs, Karine Bravais, for eligibility.

Professional Discount

Members of related professional associations qualify for a 10% discount when able to provide proof of current, valid membership. The professional membership discount is not available for online registration. Please call 773.702.1722 to register. If you are a member of an organization not listed, please contact

  • American Medical Writers Association
  • BELS certified editors
  • Council of Science Editors
  • Editorial Freelancers Association
  • Independent Writers of Chicago
  • International Society of Managing and Technical Editors
  • National Association of Science Writers
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