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Three Letters. One Big Deal. Earn the MWC®

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.

Knowledge. Commitment. Credibility.

Professional medical writers have communication expertise, awareness of ethical standards, and health care knowledge. They gather, evaluate, organize, interpret, and present information about medicine and health for target audiences.  Their expertise provides clarity on scientific advances to healthcare professionals and educates the public about medical discoveries. 

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Learn more about the credential and how to prepare for the exam.
Earning The MWC®: What You Need to Know

Recognizing Certified Professionals

The Medical Writing Certification Commission (MWCC), in collaboration with the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), has developed the Medical Writer Certified (MWC®) credential that defines the scope of medical writing practice and distinguishes individuals in the field.

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The Medical Writing Certification Commission, with the support of AMWA, is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE).



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