Creative Writing Courses at University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)

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Creative Writing Courses

The creative writing degree program at University of Alaska Fairbanks offers students instruction on the process and techniques of composing literary pieces such as short stories, poetry, novels, personal essays, and more. Students who graduate from the creative writing degree program may pursue a writing career as an essayist, novelist, editor, creative writing teacher, poet, human interest feature writer, and more. Courses in the program include technical and editorial skills, literary criticism, and the marketing of completed manuscripts. Get more details below including other Alaska colleges that offer creative writing courses.

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Students Enrolled in the Creative Writing Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Alaska Fairbanks offers a master's degree program in creative writing.

Students by Gender (2015)


Students by Race (2015)

Multiple Races1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Creative Writing program at University of Alaska Fairbanks, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, english language and literature teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.4% from 2014 to 2024

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other


All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.



Plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, editors employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -5.3% from 2014 to 2024

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers


Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, poets, lyricists and creative writers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.3% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Creative Writing Programs in Alaska

Creative Writing programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 13 students completed this program


  • Creative Writing (M)

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