Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is a two-year low-residency program of study leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree, with a genre of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, or writing for stage and screen, and concentrations in publishing/editing, spiritual writing, and literary health and healing. Students attend two annual nine-day residencies followed by a five-month independent course of study with a single faculty mentor. A total of 60 credits are needed for graduation, including four residencies, two independent study semesters in the craft of the student's choice, a critical thesis, a creative thesis, and a final public presentation and reading by the student.


ENW 0444Fiction 124
or ENW 0445 Non-Fiction
or ENW 0446 Poetry
or ENW 0450 Stage and Screen
ENW 0447Independent Study: Fiction 136
or ENW 0448 Independent Study: Non-Fiction
or ENW 0449 Independent Study: Poetry
or ENW 0451 Independent Study: Stage and Screen
Total Credits60