Minor In Creative Writing Online Degree Program

Supplement Your Degree with Online Creative Writing Courses

Are you excited about starting your career as an author, journalist, or editor? Perhaps you have different interests that align more with medical, psychological, or business fields but you want to strengthen your writing ability. No matter what your career goals are, every field requires strong written communication skills.

Our creative writing courses can help train you on how to write articles for magazines, newspapers, or blogs. Maybe you’ll even use your talents to author a top-selling fiction novel! Or perhaps you’ll write procedural texts for companies and businesses.

A minor in creative writing will pair well with whatever bachelor’s degree you choose. This minor can give you a creative outlet that also boosts your ability to effectively communicate in any setting.

Why Choose Creative Writing?
What Will You Learn?
Course Requirements

Why Choose a Minor in Creative Writing?

Liberty University is proud to partner with New York Times bestselling author and Christian novelist, Karen Kingsbury, to create the Karen Kingsbury Center for Creative Writing. With nearly 3 decades of professional writing experience, Kingsbury will teach you about the craft and complexity of the creative writing industry as you dive into your introductory online creative writing courses. You will learn from her vast years of experience to effectively use creative writing to influence the world. 

Additionally, Liberty’s creative writing minor is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus. 

What Will You Learn in Our Online Minor in Creative Writing?

Our online Minor in Creative Writing courses provide excellent preparation for students who want to develop and explore their writing abilities in addition to their major courses.

In our online creative writing courses, you will collaborate with your classmates and analyze visual and verbal texts. Upon successful completion of the online Minor in Creative Writing, you will be able to conduct in-depth textual research and use your writing talents to bring honor to the calling God has placed on your life.

Our goal is that you will be able to write clearly and persuasively as you use your gifts and talents to share creative writing pieces with the world.

Required Courses for Our Online Minor in Creative Writing (15-hours)

  • ENGL 101 – Composition and Rhetoric
  • WRIT 201 – Introduction to Creative Writing
  • WRIT 305 – Introduction to Inspirational Writing
  • WRIT 400 – Editing, Layout, and Publishing
  • WRIT 402 – Methods and Materials of Research