Graduate Studies

Graduate Admissions

English Departmental Admissions

Graduate Programs

The English Department offers four graduate programs:

MA in English

The 45 credit Master of Arts in English program is designed for students who are prepared to undertake advanced work in literature, rhetoric, composition, and critical theory.

MFA in Creative Writing

The 48 credit Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program offers an intensive program of writing in small, core workshops and seminars taught by established writers in fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.


MA/MS in Writing: Book Publishing

The 48 credit Master of Arts or Master of Science in Writing: Book Publishing program is at the forefront of publishing education nationally, and provides students with a comprehensive view of the industry. Courses are taught in areas such as editing, design, online documentation, and information technology. Book Publishing students have the opportunity to work at Ooligan Press, a teaching press in the English Department.

MA/MS in Writing: Technical and Professional Writing

The 48 credit Master of Arts or Master of Science in Professional & Technical Writing program is designed for those who wish to work in the professional writing industry.

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