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Professional & Technical Writing

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Students who study professional & technical writing like to mix writing with editing and document design. Each student brings experience and knowledge from the fields where they study and work. Students learn to recognize audience and user needs. They develop confidence in working with new tools and technologies, and students practice talking to others about documents in tactful and helpful ways.


Students take introductory and advanced courses in these areas:

Find Out More

To find out more about courses in professional writing or options for the concentration or minor, stop by the English Department Office, 304 Neville Hall to pick up some information, or contact:

Dr. Charlsye Smith Diaz
Phone: 207.581.3839

Image Description: Photo: Graduate students Elizabeth and Chad work in The Writer's Studio.

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Contact Information

Professional & Technical Writing
5725 Neville Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5725
Phone: (207) 581-3822
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System