BS in English and Writing – Creative Writing Become a Creative Writer


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Many people write only when they are required to do so for school or work. Many — but not you. Ever since you could read, you knew you had a deeper appreciation for English and writing. Now imagine taking that passion and making it your life’s work. With the proper training and credentials, you can create a career dedicated to an art you love.

Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in English and Writing is designed for writers like you. Our program focuses on providing you with the skills you’ll need for success, like critical thinking, technical writing, literary analysis, and methods of research. And with a specialization in creative writing, you can study what interests you most — creating captivating stories.

Employers today are in need of professionals who have strong writing skills. Whether you use your degree to land an editorial job or become a freelance writer, your ability to use the English language effectively can set you apart. And while you hone your skills through Liberty’s English degree, you’ll be learning under professors who are just as passionate about writing as you are.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

When you choose Liberty to pursue your online creative writing degree, you are choosing a flexible and affordable education. Our online bachelor’s degree courses are offered in 8-week formats, with no set login times, and at a tuition rate that hasn’t increased in 9 years!

You’ll also have the exciting opportunity to study course content developed by New York Times bestselling author, Karen Kingsbury. Learn from her years of success as an author, screenwriter, blogger, and producer, as well as her ability to stand firm in her Christian faith in a largely secular industry.

At Liberty, you’ll get to pursue a degree you want in a field you love — all from the comfort of your own home. Study under well-respected and experienced faculty without the need to travel for traditional on-campus courses. Discover the many reasons why Liberty is a great place to prepare for a career in professional writing.

Liberty’s online creative writing degree will give you the opportunity to study history’s most famous writers through courses on some of the greatest works of literature. And with training in advanced grammar and technical writing, you’ll sharpen your ability to write at all levels and styles.

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

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!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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

*Not applicable to certificates.