Advanced certificate program in publishing
HEGIS code 1501
NYS SED program code 39593

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Admission Requirements

Department English
Fall Application Deadline Program has suspended enrollment until further notice
Spring Application Deadline Program has suspended enrollment until further notice
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

1. Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.'

2. Two letters of recommendation

3. Resume

4. Personal statement explaining why you would like to pursue a career in Publishing


I. F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam. TOEFL- 79, IELTS- 6.5, PTE- 58-63, Duolingo 105-160.

Refer to instructions at .
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) N/A, N/A, N/A


This program is currently not accepting applications.
The Advanced Certificate in Publishing prepares students for careers in the fields that comprise the contemporary publishing industry, including editorial, design, marketing, and publicity. The program features academic courses taught by industry professionals and internships that provide graduate and non-matriculating students the knowledge, professional skills, and contacts necessary to enter the publishing industry. Combining instruction with hands-on training, the program introduces students to every aspect of the book publishing process and allows students to sharpen skills developed in the classroom and test their interests and talents in workplace settings.

Matriculation requirements:

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in English or a related field with an overall gpa of 3.3 or better. Additional coursework may be required to meet any matriculation deficiency.

Advanced Certificate requirements (15 credits):

Fifteen credits of coursework completed with a grade point average of B or better are required for the advanced certificate. No more than one course with a grade below B may be offered toward the completion of the certificate requirements. Students must complete all of the following courses. ENGL 7880X must be taken twice toward degree requirements.

- ENGL 7850X: The Future of Publishing

- ENGL 7860X: The Editor in the 21st Century

- ENGL 7870X: Publishing in the Digital Order

- ENGL 7880X: Publishing Internship