Business and Professional Writing – Online Microcredential

Learn proven strategies to enhance your professional writing skills

No matter your industry, if you want to bring great ideas and projects to life, you must be able to effectively communicate with your co-workers, clients and consumers. Sharpening your professional writing and communication skills will boost your ability to collaborate on complex projects and convey information in a way that’s compelling and clear.

With Oregon State’s online microcredential in business and professional writing, you’ll learn how to research and synthesize information and gain helpful strategies for creating clear and concise technical documents, presentations and more. This three-course series will teach you how to put the reader first and present information in a way that’s instructive, accessible and persuasive.


Required courses (10 credits)

Prerequisite courses

Some courses within Oregon State's online microcredential offerings may require you to complete prerequisites in order to enroll. Before applying, it's important to understand the timing and schedule for when microcredential courses are offered, including any prerequisite courses.

Please contact the program lead for more details or connect with the Ecampus enrollment services team to learn more.


The in-demand skills you’ll develop as a student in this microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Research
  • Critical thinking
  • Rhetorical analysis
  • Genre knowledge
  • Presentations

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