Short Fiction

Move from short fiction basics to advanced study as you develop five new stories and revise three of them. This program can be completed online or in the classroom.

This program is perfect for...

  • People interested in intensive study of short fiction writing
  • People interested in mastering fiction writing techniques

What you can learn.

  • Learn to write powerful scenes
  • Develop conflict and tension through character and plot
  • Master description and dialogue

Students receive priority registration for coursework after payment of candidacy fee plus a 50% discount on one consultation within six months of completion of the Specialization.


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Introductory Course
Students must complete one of the following courses.
Required Courses
Students must complete the following two courses.

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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