Associate of Arts in Creative Writing / Screenwriting
Tompkins Cortland Community College

Program Details

Is writing for TV or film your passion, but you also need to earn a degree in higher education?  If so, this online AA in Creative Writing in Screenwriting may be the perfect foundation for your education.  At Tompkins Cortland Community College, you’ll be introduced to writing in the arts and entertainment industry, nurtured by faculty mentors from the field.  You'll also have the opportunity in this program to collaborate with other students, participate in workshops and learn from visiting writers.  There are also transfer opportunities from this degree, where the curriculum is likely to include:

  • Playwriting
  • Short Fiction
  • Getting Published – Prose and Poetry


  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from any colleges attended
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education