Creative Writing Concentration

Learn how to tell your own story while studying the world’s best-known and most-loved authors. As a creative writing major, you will learn the elements of craft and practice writing in multiple genres, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and drama. We also offer a variety of specialized courses in screenwriting, young adult literature, slam poetry, flash fiction, and more!

We Prepare You for Employment

Creative Writing is one of the fastest growing majors on college campuses. The Association of Writers and Writing Programs reports a significant spike in the number of creative writing programsa 260% increase in just five years. As a creative writing major at Mount Mary, you will be a part of a nurturing community of writers who will help you develop your unique writing voice and style. You will also learn the art of vivid storytelling that captures the attention of potential customers and establishes a clear brand – an essential skill for any business or organization. Whether you major in creative writing alone or add coursework in writing for new media or graphic design, creative writers are in high demand in the workplace.