Pitt-Johnstown offers majors in creative writing and professional writing as well as a minor in writing. Faculty includes published authors and award-winning teachers who foster student creativity and provide solid career preparation. The writing minor complements the major of any Pitt-Johnstown student who wants to enhance creativity or develop marketable skills.
Professional Writing focuses on such applied genres as narrative nonfiction, feature writing, digital writing, public relations, and technical writing.
The emphasis in creative writing at Pitt-Johnstown develops students' imaginative talents and offers intensive study in a variety of traditional and contemporary genres, including poetry, the short story, memoir and the personal essay, and playwriting.
Our faculty of published and award-winning professors foster creativity and provide valuable career preparation. Students work closely with one another and receive individual attention from faculty mentors.
Michael Cox, PhD, Department Co-Chair
B230-A Biddle Hall
814-269-7163 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric Schwerer, PhD, Department Co-Chair
B223-A Biddle Hall
814-269-7138 | email@example.com