MFA in Creative Writing (48 credits)

The MFA is awarded after the successful completion of the two-year residential program. Students are required to take four writing workshops, four craft courses, and four seminars, and graduate creative writing electives for a total of 48 credit hours and to submit a thesis of original creative writing.

Required Introductory Course3
The Writing Life
Writing Workshops12
Select 4 courses from the following:
Prose Workshop
Poetry Workshop
Craft Courses12
Select 4 courses from the following:
The Craft of Prose
The Craft of Poetry
Seminars12
Select 4 courses from the following:
Prose Seminar
Poetry Seminar
Practicum or Thesis9
Teaching Practicum
Thesis
Total Credits48