Master’s Degrees and Graduate Certificates in Writing

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Advance your Writing Craft and Career with Johns Hopkins University

Transform your career with a graduate program in writing, teaching writing, or science writing. Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division offers flexible learning experiences that empower you to thrive as a student and professional. Join us online or on campus to engage with supportive faculty and pursue a distinguished Johns Hopkins degree.

By earning a writing education with Johns Hopkins, you benefit from a flexible part-time format that fits your schedule. Each program offers the chance to join a supportive community of global learners and expert faculty. What’s more, you have opportunities to build your network and skills through short residencies in exciting locations.

A Professional Education on a Flexible Schedule

Choose from online and campus-based programs that provide the flexibility to succeed in your career while pursuing a master’s degree.

Develop practical and applied knowledge in courses led by experts and innovators in their fields.

Benefit from world-class instruction that helped Johns Hopkins earn a top-10 university on the list of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report.

Focus on fiction, nonfiction, or science writing, or choose to enhance your ability to teach others about writing.

Online and Campus-Based Graduate Programs

Earn a graduate-level credential to advance your craft and career.

Learn the craft of writing from active professional writers in an intensive workshop-focused program that includes summer residency options in locations around the world. Complete your coursework online or on campus, and choose from a concentration in fiction or nonfiction. You can tailor your learning experience to your unique career goals through writing electives and workshop courses that include travel writing, poetry, memoir, and experimental fiction.

Learn proven, practical ways to teach writing to your students while exploring your craft. This online program helps you bring best practices into your classroom as you grow as a leader in your school or district. The program offers flexible, interactive experiences that provide a model for teaching writing and a forum that fosters growth and community. You can also improve your writing abilities through interdisciplinary coursework that covers brain research, science writing, and film and media studies.

This master’s degree program prepares the next generation of science writers and editors to navigate writing for the increasingly complex fields of medicine and technology. Prepare for success as you hone a diverse skill set and complete a hands-on residency in areas such as journalism, communication, multimedia, and literary arts. Join us online or on campus to explore how to write clearly about complicated science issues that impact everyday life.

With this graduate certificate program, teachers at all levels engage in online coursework to master writing instruction.

Our graduate certificate program is based on the belief that successful science writers require a working knowledge of diverse skills, from journalism and communication to multimedia and the literary arts. Study online or on campus.

State-Specific Information for Online Programs

Be sure to review our additional state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.