Graduate Studies

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.

Visit pdx.edu/creative-writing for more information.

MA/MS in Book Publishing

The 48 credit Master of Arts or Master of Science in Book Publishing program is at the forefront of publishing education nationally, and provides students with a comprehensive view of the industry. Book Publishing students have the opportunity to work at Ooligan Press, a teaching press in the English Department.

MA/MS in Technical and Professional Writing

The 48 credit Master of Arts or Master of Science in Technical and Professional Writing program is designed for those pursuing a career as a professional or technical writer.

Application Deadlines

Program Deadline(s)
MA in English January 15 for Fall Term
MFA in Creative Writing January 15 for Fall Term
MA/MS in Book Publishing April 1 for Fall Term
September 1 for Winter Term
November 1 for Spring Term
MA/MS in Technical and Professional Writing April 1 for Fall Term
September 1 for Winter Term
November 1 for Spring Term