About the MWC



Medical writers make a difference. Medical writers provide clarity on scientific advances to healthcare professionals and educate the public about medical discoveries. The Medical Writer Certified (MWC®) credential distinguishes individuals in the field who have demonstrated the core competencies of medical writing.  

Benefits of Certification

By becoming an MWC®, you can
  • give an employer or client increased confidence in your credibility and knowledge of medical writing.
  • show your commitment to continued professional development in the field of medical writing.
  • increase your marketability with opportunities for career advancement.

Recognizing Medical Writing Core Competency and Skills 
The Medical Writing Certification Commission (MWCC) conducted a ground-breaking job a
nalysis that defined the knowledge, skills, and abilities of medical writers across a variety of work environments. Find out how the exam was created.

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Watch the video Earning The MWC®: What You Need to Know and learn more.
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