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Whether you're looking to improve your writing for personal fulfillment, or to have a career doing what you love, you'll find education that matches your inspiration here. You'll find a supportive environment of instructors and fellow students to help you on your journey.
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You can even prepare for your MFA with our MFA Application Prep.
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My UCLA Extension coursework, teachers, and colleagues have shaped my writing life, fueled the creation of my novel, and provided continual inspiration.