Graduates of Penn State Behrend’s Creative Writing program work as technical writers, communications coordinators, copy editors, editors of presses, marketing directors, project managers, media associates, lecturers, assistant professors, marketing directors, teachers, college instructors and assistant professors, lawyers, and freelance writers and editors.
Penn State Behrend has a comprehensive support system to help you identify and achieve your goals for the classroom and beyond. Meet with your academic adviser often and take advantage of the services offered by the Academic and Career Planning Center beginning in your first semester.
Recent graduates have earned teaching fellowships in M.F.A. programs at the University of Utah, Bowling Green State University, Ohio State University, Indiana University, the University of Minnesota, Wichita State University, George Mason University, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the University of Southern California’s Professional Writing Program. They also have earned teaching fellowships at such Ph.D. programs as Northeastern University and University of North Dakota.