Communicate at The Chang School

We offer a variety of courses and programs to get you writing, communicating, editing, or reporting. You can choose individual courses – offered at Ryerson’s downtown campus or online – to meet your needs or complete one of our certificate programs or course series to accomplish your professional development goals.

Whether dealing with fact or fiction, print or online, a novel or a news item, you’ll discover new tales to tell and gain the skills required to develop compelling content.

Business Communication

Improve both your written and oral communication and leave your audience with a positive impression and a clear understanding of your message.

Creative Writing

Join our dynamic community bringing writers together to converse, inspire, and share ideas. As you fine-tune your craft, you’ll be guided by enthusiastic writers with stellar credentials.

Inclusive Media: Real-time Closed Captioning and Audio Description/Described Video

Learn how to create accessible broadcast content for a variety of audiences. Explore the latest software tools and technologies, develop script writing and re-speaking techniques, and gain an understanding of industry regulations and legislation.

Journalism

While refining your distinct style and voice, learn about the world of journalism and the process of collecting, analyzing, and imparting information on events, people, or issues.

Media Writing Fundamentals

Learn to deliver information that both enlightens and entertains as you gain a thorough overview of the various forms of writing for broadcast news, commercials, and television scripts.

News Studies

Learn how journalists gather, report, analyze, and explain what is considered “news.”

Public Relations

Hone your practical, analytical, and theoretical skills for a career in public relations. Learn to protect organizational reputation; develop and execute communication plans; write media releases, newsletters, and web content; and more.

Publishing

Learn how to turn a manuscript into a successful print or electronic publication through the process of editing, design, production, and sales and marketing. Courses are taught by publishing professionals and internships are available.