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Bachelor of Arts in Writing

Program Details

Whether you are an amateur or professional writer, UMass UWW will help you deepen your understanding of the theory and practice of writing and literature across genres and support you in developing the knowledge and skills you need to evolve your craft and advance your career as a writer.


  • 12 credits of college course work (a composition course is strongly recommended)
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A 2.00 GPA

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education