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General Writing

Certificate of Achievement

Program Overview

Students can choose from a range of writing courses to earn the General Writing Certificate of Achievement. Having the certificate on your résumé shows potential employers that you have an advanced competency with writing, and that you can adapt to various writing challenges. If you have a passion for writing, this certificate allows you to explore that passion and be recognized for the work involved.

Earning Potential

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, 73% of employers want a candidate with strong written communication skills.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $37,342 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Proofreader
  • Copy Writer
  • Data Entry
  • Office Assistant

About Delta's Program

  • Dedicated and expert faculty
  • Range of options to completion
  • Can be earned while pursuing another degree
  • Can be earned prior to earning another degree
  • Highlights a skill that employers want
  • Allows students to pursue their passion

Why you should choose Delta

Delta English faculty are dedicated and passionate teachers. Additionally, Delta English faculty are practicing writers in their respective fields, so they truly know what they are teaching.


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers, so you can take classes even closer to home.  


Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis, but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.


Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area, with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


 Study abroad
Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth


Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio
With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.
80% of grads from the last five years live in the tri-counties. 97% live in Michigan.