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

Thesis option only: 36 credits 

The M.F.A. degree program requires 36 credit hours of graduate work. The program balances courses in literature with writing workshops (30 hours), and requires a creative thesis (six hours). It offers concentrations in fiction and in poetry.

Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
Poetry or Fiction concentration must complete the following:
ENGL688Poetry Workshop12
Four English Literature Courses12
Humanities elective3
ENGL799Master's Thesis Research6
Concentration Options
Select one of the following:3
Poetry concentration:
Studies in Poetic Form
Fiction concentration:
Form and Theory in Fiction
Total Credits36