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Freelance Writer Career Diploma

If you have a passion for writing or want to learn how to write better, take the next step with Penn Foster Career School's Freelance Writer Career Diploma program. If you’re interested in how to write a book or about content writing this course can help you learn the skills you’ll need. Our affordable online training can help you prepare for a writing career at your own pace.

Why Learn Freelance Writing?

The average salary for freelance writing jobs was $61,820 in 2017.¹ In this program, you'll learn how to become a writer, develop your writing skills, learn how to write marketable material, and take the first steps toward working in the freelance writing field.
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
Dedicated Success Coaches
Our Success Center is made up of Certified Instructors and Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants and Student Help Staff — all working to help you succeed.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge to help you prepare for a career in Freelance Writing.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
Connect with other students
Connect in real-time with other Freelance Writing students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, informative videos, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
Freelance Writer Career Diploma Course Details
In our Freelance Writer Career Diploma program, you’ll take classes that will teach you about the business of writing, how to reference resources and materials, the techniques and structural differences between fiction and nonfiction, and more.
Penn Foster Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

Freelance Writer Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Freelance Writer Career Diploma online today.
It feels great to be a Penn Foster graduate. I love recommending Penn Foster when I can because it is a path for someone to have a great career and stay out of debt.
Carrie L.
Freelance Writing
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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Writers and Authors, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.