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Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Certificate in Professional Writing, applicants must present:

  • Second year standing in the B.A. Honours English, Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies, or any other honours degree at Carleton University
  • CGPA of 7.5 or higher
  • A statement of purpose and a sample of their academic or professional writing
  • Permission of the Professional Writing Program