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Learn How to Improve Your Writing—and Career Options—at NECC!

There is always a demand for people who can write well, from journalists, to speechwriters, to people who are experts at writing user manuals for new products. The Liberal Arts: Writing Degree Program at NECC will teach you how to write for different purposes and audiences.

Why Choose NECC?

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Almost every writer has a unique style. At NECC we will work with you to help your distinct voice emerge while exploring the many creative and vocational applications of writing. With this program you can:

  • Build skills in many different forms of writing, including creative writing, nonfiction, technical writing, and journalism
  • Have an opportunity to contribute creative writing to Parnassus, NECC’s award winning literary arts magazine
  • Write for the NECC’s bi-weekly newspaper, the Observer, or Parnassus, the campus literary arts magazine
  • Pursue a co-op (internship) in communications, publishing, or other writing-intensive fields
  • Take advantage of MassTransfer Pathways and other transfer agreements to earn your bachelor’s degree in a number of fields, while saving thousands of dollars on the cost of your degree

Because of NECC

You will be prepared to transfer to a large number of bachelor degree programs to pursue many types of careers. You can:

  • Transfer to bachelor degree programs in English, writing, communications and other liberal arts majors
  • Pursue entry level jobs in a broad array of fields that require excellent writing skills
  • Pursue freelance writing assignments in marketing, publishing, and other fields

Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes


Career Paths & Job Market

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