Creative Writing

Have you always dreamed of being a published fiction writer? Or are you looking to get a degree and pursue a career as an editor, copywriter, or lyricist? However big your goals are, our Creative Writing program will help you sharpen your creative writing skills and become a strong, confident writer.

By enrolling in the program, you will engage with a community of supportive writers through classes, workshops, and contests that will help you market your work. Program instructors will teach you how to analyze and evaluate aesthetic values, literary styles, and technical elements and theories across multiple genres and you will explore the dynamic relationships among people, cultures, and the physical world. You'll receive guidance from established authors during the creative writing process through problem-solving, experimentation, and inspiration to produce original fiction and non-fiction work across multiple genres. Upon completing the program, you will have a portfolio worthy of publication.

Begin writing your story today with the Creative Writing program!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Associate Degrees and University Transfer
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in English (Creative Writing)
Creative Writing

Why Phoenix College?

Attention, storytellers — Phoenix College's Creative Writing program offers courses that range from early composition to writing fiction and poetry to studying literacy and critical inquiry. Students may also get a taste of their future behind the desk by becoming a writer for PC's Literary Zine, RISE.

PC’s Creative Writing program offers an Associate in Arts, Emphasis in English (Creative Writing) and an Academic Certificate in Creative Writing. Completion of our creative writing courses can lead to graduate school or work in the fields of freelance writing, marketing, and even author of books.

Next Steps

Future writers may contact the program director for more information. Discuss your course load with an academic advisor inside the Hannelly Enrollment Center (HC) at our historic, centrally located campus.