Full Sail University

Available on Campus & Online

Associate of Applied Science

Creative Writing

About This Program

As new media channels emerge in the entertainment industry, there is an increasing demand for creative writers who can tell compelling stories across multiple platforms.

The Creative Writing Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students to hone their writing abilities while exploring visual storytelling, narrative structures, character development, and storyboarding to create well-crafted stories that captivate consumers.

Named a "School of the Year, 2022-23" — Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC), 2022-2023

Program at a Glance


Campus + Online


Associate of Applied Science


This program is designed to be paired with the Communications Bachelor of Science Completion Program with a Concentration in Creative Writing.

  • I'm a naturally gifted communicator.
  • People close to me say I have a wild imagination.
  • I like pointing out the differences between the book and the movie.
  • When I read or watch something, I pick up on small character and plot details others miss.
  • I want to use my storytelling abilities to help brands connect with their audience.

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Multimedia Storytelling - Students will learn the building blocks of visual storytelling, such as how to communicate moods, emotions, ideas, sounds, and scenery through props.

Television Writing - This course provides a challenging opportunity for students to adapt principles and concepts gleaned from previous writing courses to develop proficiency with the creative process used by professional television writers.

Publishing & Distribution - Students in this course will learn how to publish and distribute their screenplays, television shows, comic books, videogame scripts, and novels.

Full Sail's Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Project Launchbox

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Included Components
  • Apple MacBook
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter
  • Final Draft (Download)

Admissions & Financial Aid

A Different Admissions Process

No traditional application deadlines — Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.

Program design and course order — You do not need to sign up for specific classes every semester – all of our programs have a predetermined program design and course order.

Accelerated Pace — Full Sail's programs are taken on an accelerated schedule, allowing you to graduate sooner.

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Funding Your Education

Tuition — Our tuition includes all costs for the full degree program, as well as all associated expenses, including textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, lab and technology fees, and Project LaunchBox™ - a personal technology package featuring hardware and software customized to each degree program.

Scholarships — We know that funding your education is a substantial investment. That's why Full Sail University offers a variety of scholarships for qualified students.

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