Creative Writing - Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) - Creative Writing

College of Humanities and Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 45

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • The MFA program in fiction, nonfiction or poetry normally takes two years to complete. Some students who choose to attend part-time take three years.

  • Submit a thesis acceptable to their MFA committee and to the Graduate School.

  • A prose thesis may be a novel, group of short stories, or collection of nonfiction essays with a minimum length of 80 pages.

  • A poetry thesis requires a minimum of 40 pages. With committee and graduate chair permission, an MFA could comprise work in both prose and poetry.

  • Candidates give a public thesis reading after committee approval.

Summary

500-level creative writing workshops

12

Techniques courses

3

Literature courses

12

Thesis

12

Electives

6

Total Hours

45


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