Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts

The Master in Creative Writing, (MFA) is a 42 credit program, which prepares students to be professionals in dissecting contemporary, modern, and classic literature as well construct literature pieces of their own.

Our students are published in literary journals and by publishers. Students often explore jobs in teaching from middle school to graduate level.

The MFA in Creative Writing offers students a chance to improve their stories, poems, scripts and non-fiction writing.  The ideal students are those passionate about improving their creative writing skills and would like to explore becoming a writer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing sample (30-50 pages of fiction, nonfiction or 10 poems)
  • Applicants may be asked to appear for a personal interview by the departmental Graduate Committee
  • GRE Required: No
  • Fall only admission, program does not admit non degree students
  • Minimum Language Test Scores:
Petersons (PTE) 68
Duolingo 120


Program Director: Professor Michelle Valladares  

For more information, please visit the Program Website.


Last Updated: 03/05/2024 16:08