UCLA Extension Writers’ Program

As the largest and most comprehensive continued education writing program in the United States, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program is committed to providing the highest quality writing courses possible to a broad-based and culturally diverse community. They offer an extraordinary variety of individual courses (over 525 annually) as well as certificate programs to meet the needs of their students. Adult learners study with professional screenwriters, fiction writers, playwrights, poets, nonfiction writers, and writers of children’s literature who bring practical experience, theoretical knowledge, and a wide variety of teaching styles and philosophies to their classrooms. The Writers’ Program’s open admissions policy and supportive atmosphere ensure that all students, whether they seek to write only for themselves or as professionals, are inspired and guided to achieve their best writing.