MA in English & Creative Writing - Careers


Creative Careers for the Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing Online Degree

When you complete your online MA in English and Creative Writing, careers that apply the communications and comprehension skills extend from journalism to law and business management to marketing.

If you are interested in creative writing careers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that "employment of authors, writers, and editors is expected to grow 6 percent, about as fast as the average for all occupations, from 2010 to 2020. Employment in salaried writing and editing positions is expected to increase slightly as jobs become more prevalent throughout the economy."

If you are a certified teacher, the Master's in English and Creative Writing is an ideal graduate program to help you advance your personal skills and learn new ways to communicate with your students. What you learn translates into teaching techniques, from reading critically to writing coherently. This master's program also provides a stepping stone to a Ph.D., and can lead to teaching at the collegiate level.

Collecting, writing, editing and presenting of news or news articles in newspapers and magazines and in radio and television.

Writing text for an advertisement that gets readers' attention, generates interest and desire, and prompts action.

Preparing and issuing (printed material) for public distribution or sale.

The art and craft of writing scripts for film, television or video games.

Writing copy to be used by an announcer, performer or director in a film or broadcast.

A person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine).

Any of the various professions involved with the transmission of information, such as advertising, broadcasting and journalism.

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