There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
In this Capstone course, students will apply all previously learned concepts to work through one or more projects in one of the four pre-identified Medical Writing areas (Scientific Grants, Continuing Medical Education, Publication, or Regulatory). The purpose of the capstone course is to:
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Successful applicants must have relevant educational background, and native-level fluency in English with the demonstrated ability to write clear, logical, and grammatically correct sentences as evidenced by the application, official transcripts and writing samples. Accepted applicants will have degrees in biomedical or life sciences, such as biology, chemistry, pharmacy, nursing, nutrition, or public health. It is anticipated that many will have advanced degrees, including PhDs. Candidates with PhDs are particularly competitive for medical writing positions in the commercial sector and academic settings.
Upon acceptance into the Medical Writing Certificate Program, you must complete the prerequisite courses listed below before enrolling in the first course Introduction to Medical Writing. If you would like to request a waiver of completion for these prerequisite courses, please send your transcripts, CV, and/or resume to
Robert Houghtaling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-Native English speakers must provide proof of English language competency via either a score of 90 on the iBT (TOEFL) test or a 7.5 on the IELTS test.
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