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. No matter what your career goals are, every field requires strong written communication skills. You could write articles for magazines, newspapers, or blogs. Maybe you’ll 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, as it will give you writing experience you’ll need to be an effective communicator in addition to a creative outlet.

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

Why Choose a Minor in Creative Writing?

Liberty University is proud to partner with #1 New York Times bestselling author and Christian novelist, Karen Kingsbury, to create the Karen Kingsbury Center for Creative Writing. With nearly three decades of professional writing experience, Kingsbury will teach you 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 combined with her knowledge to effectively use your creative writing to influence the world. 

Additionally, Liberty’s creative writing courses and minor are 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 developing and exploring their writing skills while simultaneously pursuing a bachelor’s degree. In our online creative writing courses, you will gain an understanding of the publication process through collaboration with your classmates and analyzing 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 serve your communities, your church, and the world around you.

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