Outcomes
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Freelance Writer
  • Librarian
  • Literary Agent
  • Literary Scout
  • Journalist
  • Market Researcher
  • Production Editor
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Teacher

For individuals who

Are interested in the history, business and practice of all aspects of book publishing. 

Looking for

Preparation to work in the publishing industry. Experiential learning with NDSU Press. A focus on acquisitions, production, marketing and distribution. 

To become

  • Archivist
  • Author
  • Editor
  • Publicist
  • Publisher 

Students in the Publishing Certificate program gain hands-on experience in publishing scholarly and literary works. Students learn about product planning and design, editing, marketing, author relations, business and copyright law, publishing industry operations, contracting and purchasing, electronic publishing and marketing, and professional standards and ethics.