Be introduced to the Master of Arts in Professional and Creative Writing program at North Central College and explore your options.
Gain a better understanding of how the degree fits you and your goals. Learn more about online learning, the curriculum and requirements to graduate.
Learn about the admission and application process, including financing your education, eligibility for tuition discounts, requirements and steps to apply, and important dates.
Ask questions and be introduced to the admission staff at the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. When available, faculty and students of the programs contribute to the sessions and answer any questions you may have.
Prepare to begin coursework starting in January, May, or August of 2021.
Let us help guide you on your journey to becoming a North Central College graduate student.
This is a virtual Information Session for Master of Arts in Professional and Creative Writing, Wednesday, March 24th, 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Professional and Creative Writing program focuses on enhancing writing and critical thinking skills both for the workplace and the writer's creative ambitions. Students emerge from the program having cultivated a skill set to:
publish and publicize their creative work
excel in grant and proposal writing
and be clear communicators in corporate, education, and non-profit settings
"I have always wanted to be a writer, and knew that it was what my heart wanted. After a lot of researching different schools and programs, I knew that NCC was the best fit for me. I needed to expand my creative writing abilities but also learn more about myself as a professional writer. This degree has taught me more about my writing, how to market myself, how to know the business of publishing, and how to fight for my work."
Explore our Professional and Creative Writing Degree
This degree honors the entirety of the professional writer who aspires to write for internal and external audiences within and beyond the workplace. it will help you develop the industry-standard skill sets to become a dynamic, flexible and well-rounded writer. There's a strong emphasis on personal development and skill-enhancement that is applicable to multiple professions.
Whether you are enrolled in an online, blended, or residential master's degree, our expert faculty will prepare you to make an impact in your field. We invite you to further your education and grow your skills and knowledge so that you will be ready to practice your profession at an advanced level.