Creative Writing A.A.

What story will you tell?

Learn how to create moving written pieces that will have readers coming back for more. Designed to meet the standards of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP), this degree helps you take the next step in your creative career. 

Work on story development and writing your next piece in classes like screenwriting, creative non-fiction, fiction, and more.  We also offer a variety of courses from poetry to playwriting so you can hone your skills in your favorite genre.  

You can't write the next big hit without being able to critically analyze different types of literature. You'll also be experimenting with your writing style and developing your portfolio.  

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Program Type
Transfer Program,
2 Years

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Where you'll go

We have transfer pathways in place with SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Oswego, and Le Moyne so that you can transition seamlessly into a four-year program. 

This flexible degree can have you working as an author, public relations specialist, copywriter, or even a teacher. 

Career Paths

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
Lincoln University General Agreement
Johnson C. Smith University General Agreement
Syracuse University Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management, B.S.
Dillard University
Medgar Evers College

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Don't forget your financial aid!

You can save thousands by starting your education here — especially when you compare OCC with traditional 4-year colleges.  And that's not all!  Our Financial Aid specialists can help you navigate the process of getting free aid to help pay for your education.

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