Write Your Future at MWCC
Grab a pen or pencil, open your notebook, and let’s get writing. At MWCC, our Professional Writing track gives you the flexibility to improve your writing skills and provides you an outlet to write your own education story. If you’re ready to become a writer, we’re here to get you started on your first draft.
Through a combination of extensive reading and advanced writing, you will explore many areas of professional writing careers. You will also be prepared to transfer your knowledge and skills to further your professional writing education in a bachelor’s degree program.
Write Your Way to a 4-Year College or University
You can write the next chapter of your story by deciding where to go for your bachelor’s degree after graduation. You will save thousands by starting your professional writing education at MWCC. After you complete your associate’s degree, you will be ready to transfer seamlessly to a public 4-year institution to further your education.
Since Professional Writing is a concentration within the Liberal Arts & Sciences program, your curriculum will also include general education courses within the MassTransfer block. You will be able to transfer all of your credits to any public college or university in Massachusetts.
Learn to Write, Rewrite, and Rewrite Again
You will take classes in:
- Technical Writing
- Advanced Writing and Research
- Creative Writing
Also, for many of your classes, you will get to choose from a variety of electives. You will get to enhance your own academic program by tailoring it to fit your personal goals and interests.
Publish Your Work in the Student Newspaper
In one of your core courses, you will get first-hand experience in journalism working with MWCC’s student newspaper, The Mount Observer. You will write news stories to be published in the student newspaper and receive hands-on training in the basic skills of journalism, including:
- Media Writing
You can continue your journalistic education and enhance your media writing by choosing from several more journalism courses in your electives.
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