MFA in Creative Writing

Looking for more information? Check out the creative writing program website.

The master of fine arts degree in creative writing is designed for students committed to pursuing the writing life. This three-year degree provides advanced graduate-level coursework in writing, language, and literature, as well as study in a related field. The program regularly ranks within the top ten creative writing programs nationally.

Recent graduates have won major writing awards (Whiting, NBA’s “5 Under 35,” Stegner Fellowship, multiple McKnight Fellowships), and have found jobs in writing and editing, education, academic and arts administration, and media.

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College Resources for Graduate Students

Visit CLA’s website for graduate students to learn about collegiate funding opportunities, student support, career services, and more.

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