Arizona Writing Programs

Arizona Writing ProgramsThe Freelance-Zone list of  writing programs in Arizona includes a variety of college and university level degree programs, but we also believe strongly in non-collegiate Arizona writing centers and adult education that focuses on writing.

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The University of Arizona Department of English offers a Creative Writing degree for undergraduates, plus a Creative Writing MFA track. U of A also offers a minor in Creative Writing. Contact them:

1423 E. University Blvd. Rm. 445
Modern Languages Building
P.O. Box 210067
Tucson, Arizona 85721

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law offers a Legal Writing program for first year students that concentrates on writing and research. There’s also an upper level course in Persuasive Communication.

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

PO Box 210176 Tucson, AZ 85721 Phone: 520-621-1836

Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ offers a Bachelor’s in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing. Program areas also include Rhetoric and Composition. ASU also features a Writing Certificate program and the Stretch program for those who need assistance with their writing skills.

Arizona State University
P.O. Box 870302
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302

Central Arizona College in Coolidge has a Mass Communication Department, which features transfer courses  that, according to the official site, ” transfer to Arizona’s four-year universities. Two of these courses–Writing for the Print Media and Introduction to Mass Communications–are required for a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications.” The CAC Communications department also offers classes in creative writing.

Central Arizona College
District Offices
8470 North Overfield Road
Coolidge, AZ  85228-9779

Phone: 520-494-5444

Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff features the usual English/Creative Writing offerings via the College of Arts and Letters and a journalism program in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The journalism programs offer BA and BS degrees.

South San Francisco Street, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011
Phone: 928-523-9011

Arizona Writing Programs and schools

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