Gain a competitive advantage with OSU's Business Writing and Technical Writing Courses. To get a feel for each course and the essential business writing skills you'll gain, you can access our FREE writing webinars: The Secret to Writing in the Workplace and Technical Documentation Essentials

OSU Professional and Continuing Education is pleased to partner with Oregon State University's College of Liberal Arts to offer new technical writing and business writing short course programs.

Each accelerated boot camp-style writing program is designed to offer professionals with the education needed to advance in careers that call for sophisticated business communication skills. Choose technical writing (emphasis on working in technology, IT, software or other fields) and business writing (emphasis on high-value, error-free business communications such as proposals, internal and external communications, marketing and more).

These programs offer the most powerful insights from two of OSU's most popular business communications courses available to graduate and undergraduate students. Participants in each program will receive a digital badge certifying successful course completion. 

Gain a Competitive Edge

Did you know earning a certificate or digital badge is faster, more affordable, and often, more specialized than a master's?




A world-class certificate or digital badge from Oregon State University is now in your reach. With our innovative boot camp format, you can complete either program in just four weeks online, along with greater scheduling flexibility.

Technical Writing

  •  Technical Writing Course  | Online | July 3

    In Oregon, technical writers earn an annual average salary of over $78,000. This accelerated short course covers key concepts and skills for aspiring technical writers. Learn more about the online technical writing class

Business Writing

  •  Business Writing Class: Writing for the Workplace | Online | July 3

    The success of high-stakes business communications relies on effective writing. For better or worse, we and the organizations we represent are often evaluated on our mastery of the written word - in increasingly complex formats, from social medial to proposals and more. OSU's new, expert-led short course offers two great options to master the absolute essentials. Learn more about the online course in business writing.