Graduate Certificate On Campus

Creative Writing

Northern Arizona University

12 months
25396 USD/year
25396 USD/year
10650 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Whether your creative genre is fiction, poetry, or nonfiction, this Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University provides experience and stimulation to advance students’ writing skills, discipline, and habits.



This Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University enables students who desire to develop a talent for writing to focus on the techniques of creative writing and to discover the scope of this exciting and challenging discipline. 

Attaining a Bachelor's degree in English with this specialization certificate can help graduates verify training for the post-degree marketplace, whether for employment or post-degree educational purposes, thus allowing them to distinguish themselves from competitors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To Creative Writing: Fiction
  • Introduction To Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Introduction To Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
  • Intermediate Fiction Writing
  • Intermediate Poetry Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application and pay the $50 application fee. You will be required to pay the application fee while completing your online application.
  • In addition, we require a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) for first-year and transfer students.
  • Upload to your application a copy of the results of your proof of English proficiency.
  • Provide proof of financial support and complete the financial guarantee for the total amount of fees and expenses for bachelor’s degree students for the academic year (summer not included).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25396 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25396 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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