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The creative writing minor at Saint Joseph’s University prepares students to tell stories that matter. The minor will build your writing skills in multiple genres including fiction, poetry, screenwriting, magazine writing, food writing and personal memoir.

The certificate in creative and professional writing will enhance your writing skills, introduce you to new and exciting career pathways and boost your confidence as a writer. You’ll take one core course from the Writing Studies M.A. program, followed by four electives of your choosing. Saint Joseph's University offers a variety of professional courses, such as Writers at Work, Poetry Today and Writing for Publication, plus creative writing courses that include screenwriting, fiction writing and nonfiction writing.

As a communication studies major, you will gain knowledge and experience to pursue a career in media, journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising, law, film and more.