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Creative Writing Academic Certificate

Grow as a Writer and a Reader

You will take literature and creative writing courses; have opportunities to interact with visiting writers; and attend readings, workshops, festivals and other special events. Throughout this program, you will learn techniques necessary for the mastery of the craft of creative writing, improve your creative writing skills through feedback and continued revision, and gain insight into local and national resources for writers and the publication process. Our program culminates in a capstone course, Portfolio Development, which is designed to help you prepare to apply to four-year writing programs and develop manuscripts for publication.

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Degree Options

Upon receiving your academic certificate, you may enter the workforce, or your courses may be applied to the English or Liberal Arts associate's degree programs at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Creative writing
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