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Creative Writing

Create transformative new worlds with the touch of a pen or keyboard.

Students working on a creative writing assignment

As a creative writing student, you’ll explore the artistic and technical aspects of effective and compelling writing. Through varied coursework and class assignments, you’ll find your voice as a writer.

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Programs Offered


Sample Courses


  • Reading as a Writer
  • Travel Writing
  • Fiction Writing Workshop
  • Digital Creative Writing
  • Drama Writing Workshop
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Special Admission Requirements


There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart


While the study of the English language is evergreen, we want you to be equipped to succeed in our increasingly digital world. Our creative writing program will teach you how to craft pieces for digital spaces such as web and social media, as well as for traditional publishing.

At TCU there’s a shared willingness by faculty to collaborate across disciplines in teaching and research. Our goal is for students to build on their new knowledge, making valuable connections between concepts and ideas from different areas of study. This motivates our students to be more creative in their lifelong learning, and enhances the critical thinking skills needed for problem solving in today’s world.

International awareness and cross-cultural understanding are critical to our mission to educate to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. Our faculty members are committed to empowering students to broaden their perspectives while addressing the world’s problems. TCU’s international programs inspire, enlighten and prepare Horned Frogs to make positive change for the greater good.

Career Prospects


Whether you’re interested in business, engineering, communications or academia, a mastery of writing is sure to make you and your resume rise above the crowd.

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