Sep 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

English, Creative Writing Concentration, MA


Total Hours Required for Degree:  37

The online Master of Arts in English with a concentration in Creative Writing program is a studio program focusing on students' growth and maturation as writers of literary fiction. The program can be completed in 2-3 years, depending on course progression. The foundation of the program is the 12 required workshop hours and the completion of a creative Master of Arts thesis, which will be submitted during the summer semester following completion of the other degree requirements.

Admittance into the online Master of Arts in English with a concentration in Creative Writing program requires an earned Bachelor’s degree. Applicants must submit a letter of application and a 10-20 page writing sample to the program coordinator. Adequate preparation for admittance will be determined by the program coordinator and associated faculty.

The English, Creative Writing Concentration program is only offered 100% online.

General Notes


  • At least one-half of the total number of credit hours required for a graduate degree, excluding credit for thesis, must be at the 600-level.
  • Credits applied must be earned within 6 calendar years from the time the student first enrolled in the program.
  • No grade below C and not more than 6 credit hours of C work can be applied toward the degree.
  • Only transfer credits with a grade of B or better may be applied toward the degree.
  • All degree and graduation requirements may be found on the Graduate School Regulations  page.