Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Creative Writing program at Metropolitan State University is one of the richest and most diverse in the nation. Both our B.A. and minor in Creative Writing include workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir and creative non-fiction, writing children's literature, writing very short creative works, writing humor, writing for publication and profit, and advanced creative writing. As a creative writing student at Metropolitan State, you will gain experience in drafting, analyzing, and editing creative works of writing. Our stellar faculty are award-winning, widely published literary artists whose joy in both teaching and writing is infectious. Metropolitan State's creative writing curriculum challenges students with the delights and hard work required to write imaginatively, including developing an individual writing process, setting writing goals, understanding the opportunities available in print and electronic media, and leading a life made richer by the literary arts.

Program Locations

  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106

Labor Market Information

  • Writers and Authors
  • Median wage:$26.95/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Proofreaders and Copy Markers
  • Median wage:$17.07/hour
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Editors
  • Median wage:$25.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College English Language Teachers
  • Median wage:$56,874/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Metropolitan State University
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