Arts, Digital Media & Communications

Arts, Digital Media & Communications

Creative Writing

You have a passion for creative writing. This program helps you master the skills and techniques you need to take your art to the next level. In addition to learning editing for grammar and syntax, you’ll study story structure, idea generation, writing for tone and audience, and the effective use of literary devices.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers

    Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.

    Hourly Wage: $21.1

    Currently Employed: 1345


    1345 people are employed as Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers. This number is expected to increase by 5.43% over the next four years.

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Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Arts

  • Creative Writing

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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.