The multifaceted art of writing

At SCAD, you'll learn how to communicate effectively as you explore every avenue of the writing profession through a comprehensive and contemporary curriculum. Our classes are designed to prepare you for success as a thriving writer in any genre, and any professional sphere. Students often finish their degrees with publication credits to their names, and with an extraordinarily high employment rate in the industry, the SCAD writing program sends students into the dynamic world of publishing fully prepared to flourish.

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Writing degrees

SCAD's fully accredited B.F.A. and M.F.A. writing degrees are offered in Atlanta, Savannah and online via eLearning.

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Forge your path as a professional writer

Writing offers countless opportunities for finding a niche related to your personal interests. Our curriculum at SCAD takes a holistic view of the industry, exposing you to creative styles, formal techniques, journalistic approaches and more so you can discover your preferred genre and develop your own area of expertise.

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Learn from master storytellers

SCAD's writing faculty includes best-selling novelists, authors of creative nonfiction, memoirists, journalists, columnists, bloggers and writers who have had their work featured in noteworthy publications around the world.

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Receive coaching from incredible visiting writers

Through events like the Ivy Hall Writers Series, SCAD brings the greatest minds in the industry to you. Let the muse strike as you discover insider insight directly from the pros.

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Related majors and minors

As the engines of communication behind every discipline, writers at SCAD collaborate with artists in other disciplines just as they do in the real world. Benefit from the department's close relationships with advertising, film and television, and sequential art, or consider pursuing multiple degrees in order to gain a versatile creative understanding.

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