Graduate Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing | Contact Information and Application Instructions
|College:||Arts and Sciences|
|Department:||English||Humanities Building, Second Floor||(505) 277-6347||F: (505) 277-0021|
|Chair:||Anita Obermeierfirstname.lastname@example.org||(505) 277-6347||F: (505) 277-0021|
|Graduate Faculty Contact:||Julianne Newmarkemail@example.com||(505) 277-6347||F: (505) 277-0021|
|Staff Advisor:||Keelan O'Riley||EnglishGrad@unm.edu||(505) 277-4437||F: (505) 277-0021|
The following information is provided to help the prospective student successfully apply for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Technical and Professional Communication program at the University of New Mexico. Although Graduate Studies strives to keep this information up-to-date, we still encourage you to visit the program's website to verify application instructions and required materials.
Please note: These instructions are for application to the certificate program only; please click here for MA instructions, here for MFA instructions and here for PhD instructions.
International students (including non-U.S. citizen permanent residents) generally must complete additional steps to apply to a graduate program at UNM. Please see the Global Education Office's International Admissions website for more information.
|Rolling deadline; applications accepted throughout the year|
Application Materials and Instructions
|APPLICATION CATEGORY||SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS|
|Program of Interest||Select: College of Arts and Sciences > English > GCERT TPC|
|Test Scores||GRE not required.|
|Letter of Intent|
In your Letter of Intent, you have the opportunity to tell the TPC program faculty about yourself formally, including your areas of interest, previous relevant experience, and academic goals. Your letter, which should not exceed 1,000 words, should also indicate how you envision yourself and your interest in TPC as related to the structure of the GCERT-TPC program. As admission is granted to candidates whom TPC faculty believe will best be served by UNM’s specific GCERT-TPC program, it will be helpful for faculty to know why you are choosing UNM for this credential.
|CV/Resume||A CV or resume is required, detailing your academic and employment history and emphasizing writing and communication responsibilities.|
|Assistantship Interest||No assistantships are available to students pursuing the GCERT as an individual credential.|
|Additional Requirements||Applicants for the GCERT-TPC program must hold a Bachelor's (BA or BS) degree with at least a 3.0 GPA.|
No letters of recommendation are required.
Contact for Questions and Further Information
Click here to visit the program website