As a creative writing major, you develop skills for written expression under the guidance of award-winning writers and scholars offering you individualized attention. You’ll work with passionate writers, attend readings by prominent visiting writers, and gain practical experience in writing and publishing. The ability to write well is a highly valued specialization, and our program gives you widely applicable tools that can be used across myriad industries no matter where your career takes you.
Career Preparation for Professional Writers
Powerful and creative writers are in high demand for diverse fields such as publishing, teaching, journalism, filmmaking, media, editorial and literary consulting, law, and education. Developing your skills in writing, creativity, critical thinking, research, and literary analysis also provides excellent training for graduate programs in creative writing, English, public policy, foreign service, education, and more.