MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics

MFA Writing and PoeticsThe MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics is a two-year, 48-credit graduate degree, which can also be taken part-time over three or four years. The program's curriculum balances writing workshops with literary studies. This reflects the program’s conviction that creative writing, reading, and critical analysis must be involved in a writer’s growth. Attendance at two Summer Writing Programs is required of all students for completion of the MFA degree. See the Summer Writing Program section for more information.

The MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics offers courses and workshops in poetry and prose, and students write their MFA thesis in the genre of their choice.