Magazine Writing Certificate Program

Develop your portfolio and launch your freelance magazine writing career

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Mediabistro’s Magazine Writing Certificate Program will teach you the fundamentals of magazine writing, the steps you need to get your work out there and published, and how to grow your freelance career. As you explore different areas of magazine writing, you’ll develop your writing and editing skills and build a solid portfolio.

By the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Craft compelling pitches and query letters
  • Build solid relationships with editors
  • Develop a list of salable freelance ideas
  • Showcase a portfolio with at least five publishable pieces

Admission Options

1) Enroll in the full program for $1650. Receive priority notice about courses, expedited enrollment, and access to Freelance Marketplace and AvantGuild. This fee covers all certificate costs.

2) Enroll in each required class separately and request a certificate when you have completed all requirements.