An Editor's Education

Does an editor have to have a Bachelor degree, or can someone become one with an Associates degree?

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Aug 15, 2012
An Editors Credentials
by: Audrey

The short answer is that it depends.

It depends on what the person hiring the editor wants. What most clients want is someone who can do the job regardless of education.

Although I can't call one to mind, I can well imagine that there are working editors who have no degree at all.

Of course, any formal learning the editor brings to the table enhances that editor's work.

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