University Without Walls Writing

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Writers wanted. Degree required.

Finish your bachelor’s degree online with UMass UWW.

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Looking for online writing courses to fulfill your dream of writing for a living? The UMass University Without Walls (UWW) can help you finish your bachelor’s degree online with a focus in writing—and now’s the time to get started. Demand for writers and authors will continue to grow through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.*

Explore the theory and practice of writing, evolve your craft, and position yourself for professional success when you earn a bachelor’s degree online with a focus in writing through UMass Amherst University Without Walls (UWW).

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, (viewed online March 5, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.


Flexible & focused

Our online interdisciplinary studies let you choose from a range of academic fields with a focus on writing.


Transfer in or earn up to 105 credits for prior learning and credit for work experience, accelerating your online degree completion and saving time and money.


Channel your passion for writing in a variety of directions, from advertising to publishing, screenwriting to blogging, and more.