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Program Details

  • Award: Associate of Fine Arts
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The AFA in Creative Writing prepares students for further university-level creative writing studies by combining liberal arts general education courses and foundation courses in various genres of writing and literary studies. Graduates will be able to write effectively in multiple genres of creative writing with the intent of beginning a career in a related field or transferring into a baccalaureate program at a 4-year institution.

Program Locations

  • North Hennepin Community College 55445

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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North Hennepin Community College
North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Avenue North Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Toll-Free: (800) 818-0395 Local: (763) 424-0724 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: