Bachelor of Arts in Writing


$319 Per Credit

Studying writing at UW-Superior is a great way to turn your passion for writing into a career. Our multi-faceted writing program is led by published authors dedicated to helping you hone your craft and prepare your work for publication.

You’ll learn a wide range of writing techniques from in-depth creative, professional and applied writing courses – all designed to open various career paths. Our students gain hands-on experience in writing and publishing with the Nemadji Review literary magazine and through a range of internship opportunities. Many graduates go on to publish novels, memoirs, narrative nonfiction, cookbooks and more, while others find careers in technical writing, social media, non-profits and other writing-related fields. You can count on our high-quality writing program and personalized academic support to help you succeed.

This four-year bachelor’s degree program is available on campus and online and may be taken as a major or minor.

Program Description

Through a major or minor in writing at UW-Superior, you will:

  • Develop personalized strategies for generating ideas, drafting, revising and proofreading
  • Engage in all stages of the writing process from invention to publication
  • Understand and use grammar and mechanics correctly
  • Gain the ability to write for various purposes and audiences in a variety of genres

Career Opportunities

Employers continue to rank writing as a top skill they seek. As writing also applies to all industries, graduates of the UW-Superior writing program gain an upper hand in the future job market. You can open the doors to many career possibilities, including:

  • Technical writer
  • Editor
  • Public relations specialist
  • Journalist
  • Social media or web content specialist
  • Grant writer
  • Freelance writer
  • Magazine writer
  • Copy writer/editor
  • Marketing associate
  • Multimedia and new media writer/editor
  • Magazine writer
  • Book reviewer
  • Publications coordinator
  • Publisher’s representative


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