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Writing, B.A., B.S.

The program offers instruction in academic, creative, and professional writing. Students have the option to tailor the major to suit their professional and educational interests.

National Job Growth

Writing opportunities are projected to grow 4% in the U.S. by 2025.

Independent Writing Major Available

The writing program at GVSU is unique, as it is one of the few in the U.S. to offer an independent writing major.

Internships Available

Students enhance their professional writing skills through internship opportunities.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

Choose from the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree after completing 42 major-specific credits. The curriculum allows students to determine their own course of study, balancing creative and professional writing interests. Students also complete an internship to enhance their writing skills.

For students who wish to add to their current major and enhance their writing, the department offers the option to minor in writing.

Why Study Writing at Grand Valley?

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