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  • Builds writing self-confidence
  • Develops voice
  • Shapes tone and style

Great communication begins with the ability to tell an engaging story. These courses will help you to create and present strong narratives through writing, audio, and visuals. The skills you will develop have the potential to set you apart in your industry, from politics and design to marketing and finance, providing you the tools to advance your career through effective self-promotion and communication. Try a single class or explore our Certificate in Storytelling .

This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Creative Nonfiction

Creative nonfiction is an expansive mode of inquiry that integrates personal narrative with critical reflection. In this course, we’ll...

2024 Summer
1 section

Writing Parenthood

Produce a polished, ready-to-publish personal essay or hybrid essay/reported piece about parenthood for a growing market.

2024 Summer
1 section

Introduction to Podcasting and Radio Reporting

If you want to create a podcast or work in radio, learn everything you need to get started in this beginner’s workshop.

2024 Summer
1 section

Media Literacy: An Overview

When working in media jobs, it’s essential to be both a savvy consumer of the news as well as a thoughtful editor. This class, taught by a...

2024 Summer
1 section

Multimedia Storytelling

Multimedia storytelling has the power to provide context and depth to news stories, fundraising drives, marketing campaigns, and personal...

2024 Summer
1 section

How to Write Op-Eds and Personal Essays

Learn how to write essays and then get them published in magazines, in newspapers, and online.

Strategic Communications and Corporate Storytelling

Learn to craft compelling narratives that match the tone and intentions of a company, brand, or communication campaign.

Fundamentals of Storytelling

Explore the basic elements of story, and apply them to your writing for more dynamic content, whether for novels or résumés.

Writing About Your Life Through Memoir, Essays, and Articles

Whether you are writing your life story, exploring a lifelong passion, or expanding your writing skills, this eight-week online course offers...

Introduction to the Media Industry

In this two-session course taught by a senior magazine editor with deep experience in newspaper, magazine, and digital media as well as...