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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

An in-depth, accelerated introduction to the writing craft.


Work with published authors to hone your creative writing skills. Each course you take in the creative writing certificate will deepen your understanding of writing as a practice and a craft.

This 100% online program is available to students who want to work at their own pace, developing and deepening their skills over time.

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Creative Writing CERT

The Creative Writing Certificate at MSC Southeast offers you an in-depth, accelerated introduction to the writing craft.

This certificate will challenge you to develop your talents. When you complete the certificate, you will have developed a portfolio of work-shopped, edited, and polished fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.

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Copywriter or editorial assistant

Magazine or newspaper journalist

Marketing and public relations

Public library support professional

Social media content specialist

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At Minnesota State College Southeast, you can choose your own path, whether it's hands-on training for a new career or taking transfer-level classes to begin a bachelor’s degree. Apply now so you will be ready to build the future you've always wanted!

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WINONA CAMPUS | 1250 Homer Road | Winona, MN 55987
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