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Creative Writing

Creative Writing Program

Creative writing is one of the fastest growing degree programs. According to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, in 1975 the number of schools with creative writing degrees was 79; in 2009 that number was 822. This has resulted in a greater need for creative writing instructors at all educational levels. Students who enroll in undergraduate creative writing programs should be better prepared for graduate studies and for teaching positions. The degree could also apply to a number of other professions. 

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Degree Plan Options Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing 
Credit Hours 120 Credit Hours
Delivery Methods Victoria (traditional semesters)
Online traditional
Tuition & Fees Rates Per Semester

We Prepare You

As DW Fenza, the director of AWP claims, “many graduates of creative writing programs have enjoyed successful careers in advertising, public relations, journalism, publishing, arts administration, and technical writing.” Thus, a creative writing degree is an excellent choice for those interested in producing or promoting the literary arts. 

Creative Writing will prepare students for careers and jobs in writing, publishing, and teaching. Some of the courses may be used as elective classes for those with an English concentration. The creative writing courses will appeal to education majors.

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Academic Advisors

Kandace Henke

Academic Advisor

Kandace Henke

(361) 570-4113

Alumni Testimonial

" I am most proud of how the professors truly cared about our growth in the program and looking back I can see how all the hard work has paid off. "

- Marissa Collier
Alumni, 2019, Counseling Psychology

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