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2008-2009 Academic Catalog 
2008-2009 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Creative Writing (M.F.A.)

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In addition to the general requirements for admission to Graduate School, applicants for admission to the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum score of 1100 on the GRE formula (150 x undergraduate GPA + GRE [Verbal + Quantitative] score).
  • Adequate preparation as determined by the head of the department and the major professor—Students should submit a selection of 15 to 20 poems, several short stories, or a few chapters from a novel with a letter of application to the head of the department.


Total Hours: 60

One half of the total number of hours required for the degree shall be in courses open to graduate students only.

  • Thesis - 6
    (Novel or collection of short stories or poems)
  • Graduate English Electives - 27

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