College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Creative Writing (MFA)

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is designed to develop the students’ skills in writing and reading fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. By the end of the program, students will have completed a book-length manuscript of their own creative work. The courses are all offered online and are designed to be taken sequentially.

ENG 500Advanced Workshop I3
ENG 505Studies in the Craft of Creative Writing3
ENG 510Advanced Workshop 23
ENG 515Studies in the Contemporary Novel3
ENG 520Advanced Workshop 33
ENG 525Studies in Contemporary Creative Nonfiction3
ENG 530Advanced Workshop 43
ENG 535Studies in Contemporary Poetry3
ENG 540Advanced Workshop 53
ENG 545The Culture and Ethics of Writing, Editing, and Publishing3
ENG 550Researching and Writing about Literature3
ENG 555Thesis3
Total Credits36