Professional Writing

Career and graduate school opportunities

Because our professional writing program has been around for 15 years, we are able to help make connections with publishing houses, newspapers, magazines, public relations firms, and literary agencies. These places provide practicums and internships for our professional writing students as well as offer future jobs in various realms of publishing.

Professional Writing Careers

With a professional writing degree, you can pursue a variety of careers in the writing field. Here are few examples of jobs Taylor graduates pursued:

  • Christian publisher, fiction publicist for Bethany House 
  • Freelance blogger
  • Ghost-writing, author assistance, social media management for Litfuse Publicity
  • Literary Agents for MacGregor Literary
  • Reporter and Columnist for The Wabash Plain Dealer
  • Scriptwriter for Adventures in Odyssey for Focus on the Family
  • Online Media specialist with The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
  • Novelist and College writing instructor at Florida State University

 You could also pursue professional writing careers like these:

  • Authors
  • Editors with magazines or book publishing houses
  • Freelance writer
  • Literary agents
  • Novelists
  • Playwrights
  • Poets
  • Public relations writers
  • Reviewers and critics
  • Screenwriters
  • Staff journalists
  • Teachers
  • And more!

Graduate School Opportunities

Graduating from the professional writing program also offers opportunities to attend graduate school. Professional writing graduates have pursued graduate degrees in:

  • Bioethics from Trinity International University
  • Screenwriting from Regent University