Creative Writing Major

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The Creative Writing concentration introduces students to original narrative design, genre analysis, and literary publishing. With a concentration in Creative Writing, students will learn the craft of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and/or scriptwriting and gain exposure to diverse perspectives on writing in its various forms and for its various audiences. The Creative Writing focus will help students develop their own creative voices as they prepare for careers in content creation, film, television, game design, and publishing.

Potential Careers

  • Production Manager
  • Publicist
  • Blogger
  • Literary Agent
  • Print Editor
  • Digital Content Editor
  • Author of Fiction, Poetry, Drama
  • Author of Nonfiction
  • Scriptwriter
  • Video Game Writer
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • English Professor
  • English Instructor
  • Librarian
  • Reporter
  • Podcast Producer
  • Copy Writer
  • Advertising Director
  • Event Planner
  • Social Media Manager
  • Speechwriter
  • Fundraiser
  • Spokesperson
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Sales Representative

Median Annual Salary

Publicist

$118,430

Print Editor

$73,910

Author of Fiction, Poetry, Drama

$67,120

Author of Nonfiction

$67,120

Scriptwriter

$67,120

Director

$76,400

Producer

$76,400

Screenwriter

$67,120

English Professor

$81,340

Librarian

$60,820

Reporter

$49,300

Copy Writer

$67,120

Event Planner

$51,560

Fundraiser

$59,610

Customer Service Representative

$38,510

Administrative Assistant

$40,990

Public Relations Manager

$118,430

Sales Representative

$65,420

*Median annual salaries are from The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics