MFA in Creative Writing

Cedar Crest College
United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
September June February
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Curriculum

Course Requirements: Fiction

  • Residency Workshop I: Fiction (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Fiction (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar I (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship I: Fiction (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship II: Fiction (6 credits)
  • Residency Workshop II: Fiction (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Fiction (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar II (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship III: Fiction (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship IV: Fiction (6 credits)
  • Creative Thesis (6 credits)
  • Critical Essay (3 credits)
  • Graduating Residency (3 credits)

Course Requirements: Nonfiction

  • Residency Workshop I: Nonfiction (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Nonfiction (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar I (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship I: Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship II: Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Residency Workshop II: Nonfiction (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Nonfiction (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar II (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship III: Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship IV: Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Creative Thesis (6 credits)
  • Critical Essay (3 credits)
  • Graduating Residency (3 credits)

Course Requirements: Poetry

  • Residency Workshop I: Poetry (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Poetry (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar I (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship I: Poetry (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship II: Poetry (6 credits)
  • Residency Workshop II: Poetry (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Poetry (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar II (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship III: Poetry (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship IV: Poetry (6 credits)
  • Creative Thesis (6 credits)
  • Critical Essay (3 credits)
  • Graduating Residency (3 credits)

Course Requirements: Dual Genre

Note: For students choosing to pursue a dual-genre MFA, the first year will focus on one genre, and the second year will focus on a different genre. Students must apply (including separate application fees) and be admitted to each genre to pursue a dual-genre degree. See above course requirements for course numbers for each chosen genre.

  • Residency Workshop I: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar I: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar I (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship I: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship II: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Residency Workshop II: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (2 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (1.5 credits)
  • Craft Seminar II: Cross-Genre (1.5 credits)
  • Locale Seminar II (1 credit)
  • Writing Mentorship III: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Writing Mentorship IV: Fiction, Poetry or Nonfiction (6 credits)
  • Creative Thesis (6 credits)
  • Critical Essay (3 credits)
  • Graduating Residency

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