What Can I Do With A Major In Creative Writing?

Creative Writing

The Creative Writing major is for students captivated by the written word who have felt the pull to create their own work. With a focus on developing fundamental skills, the Creative Writing major exposes students to the practice and understanding of various genres, including creating writing workshops, literature courses, and classes in writing for other disciples. The major culminates in creation and presentation of a polished, cohesive work. Majors can use the degree in any pursuit that requires collaboration, creativity, and sophistication in writing, including teaching, professional writing, publishing, and further study at the graduate level.

Career Opportunities

  • Author
  • Editor
  • Greeting Card Writer
  • Reviewer (books, products, etc.)
  • Writing Coach/Consultant
  • Advertising/Marketing (creative)
  • Instructor
  • Ghostwriter
  • Travel Writer
  • Article Writer
  • Columnist
  • Video Game Writer
  • Personal Poet
  • Playwright
  • Blogger
  • Technical Writer
  • Website Content Writer
  • Proofreader
  • Speech Writer
  • Public Relations
  • Screenwriter
  • Librarian
  • Researcher
  • Grant Writer
  • Public Relations

Degree Information