English, Creative Writing

Graduate Program: English, Creative Writing

English, Creative Writing Graduate Program

The Department of English offers a Master of Arts degree with a major in English. Within the program, students will select from two different emphasis areas, Creative Writing and Literature. The structure of the program encourages students to work one-on-one with their graduate advisor, their peers and other professors.

English, Creative Writing program distinctives

Options available for this degree with an emphasis in Creative Writing include:

    Option I: Thesis
        This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.

Career Options for English, Creative Writing

  • Author
  • Proposal Writer
  • Marketing Specialist

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Admission to this graduate degree program requires:

  • 24 hours undergraduate level English coursework beyond freshman level (including one course in linguistics, modern grammar or the history of the English language and one upper division writing course
  • English foundation coursework


Students in the English, Creative Writing program take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.

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