Online Bachelor Of Science In Creative Writing Degrees
Credit Hours
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
May 13, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Hone Your Storytelling Skills and Expand Your Knowledge of Writing Practices Through a Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing Online Degree

Liberty’s online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Creative Writing degrees offer a comprehensive education in the English language and the tools you need to further develop your writing skills. There are several exciting specializations to choose from, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests.

No matter which specialization you choose, you will receive a quality education that can help equip you with a unique set of skills and help you prepare for a rewarding career where you can put your writing skills to use.

Study principles and practices in creative writing. Learn to craft different works such as poems, memoirs, and novellas. Develop skills in editing for publishing; print and digital publishing; writing for cultural engagement, theater, and film; and researching for writing. Partner with us here at Liberty University to build your portfolio and broaden your writing abilities.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Undergraduate Creative Writing Degree?

There are many benefits to choosing one of Liberty’s online undergraduate creative writing degrees. We offer flexible learning options, allowing you to complete your coursework on your schedule. Our online programs also provide you with access to experienced faculty and valuable resources, including our Online Writing Center.

Liberty University is recognized for academic excellence and commitment to our mission of Training Champions for Christ. We are here to help you grow and succeed, both inside and outside the classroom. We integrate a Christian worldview into every program and class that we offer, giving you the opportunity to explore the connection between faith and your chosen career field and deepen your relationship with God.

Our dedicated professors offer real-world experience and expertise that uniquely qualifies them to teach our undergraduate students. They also have a strong commitment to the Christian faith and are here to support you as you learn and grow.

What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor’s in Creative Writing Online Degrees?

In Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing online degree program, you can learn the fundamentals of creative writing, including fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, novellas, poetry, and screenwriting. The program emphasizes the importance of strong writing skills and provides opportunities for you to develop your craft through workshops and peer review.

You will also study editing for publishing; methods and materials of research; writing for theater and film; and writing for cultural engagement. The different specialization options give you a unique opportunity to tailor your studies to your interests with your future career goals in mind. Upon completion of the program, you can be equipped with the critical thinking, research, and communication skills necessary for a successful career in creative writing or related fields. 

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    Highlights of Our Online Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing Degree

    • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

    • Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.
    • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
    • You can finish your online undergraduate program in creative writing in as little as 3.5 years!

    Undergraduate Creative Writing Online Degree Information

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    Military Benefits for Our Online Undergraduate Programs

    Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

    As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

    • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
    • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
    • Potential college credit for military training

    Potential Career Opportunities for Undergraduate Creative Writing Graduates

    • Advertiser/marketer
    • Article writer
    • Author
    • Blogger
    • Columnist
    • Editor
    • Journalist
    • Magazine journalist
    • Marketing executive
    • Newspaper journalist
    • Playwright
    • Poet
    • Proofreader
    • Researcher
    • Screenwriter
    • Songwriter
    • Speechwriter
    • Technical writer
    • Travel blogger/writer
    • Web content writer/manager
    • Writing coach/consultant

    Admission Requirements for Our BS in Creative Writing

    Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information. 

    All applicants must submit the following:

    • Admission application
    • Application fee*
    • Official college transcripts
    • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
    • Official high school transcripts or official GED test scores are required for an official admissions decision
      • Students may be allowed to enroll in up to 12 credit hours with Liberty with the submission of an unofficial high school transcript and our High School Self-Certification form
    • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

    *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

    **An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

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