Nov 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Creative Writing, Fiction Concentration, MFA

Total Hours Required for Degree:  60


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:

  • Adequate preparation as determined by the department head 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 department head.


  • ENGL Electives (500/600 Level) - 21 hours
  • ENGL Electives (600 Level) - 6 hours

General Notes

  • Credits applied must be earned within 8 calendar years from the time the student first enrolled in the program.
  • No grades 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.