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Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Program Details

Chatham University offers an online Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree. The curriculum focuses on nature, travel writing, and social outreach.


  • Have a completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, with an overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • A one to three page personal letter stating the genre in which you will be applying, and detailing your strengths and reasons for wanting to enter Chatham’s full–residency MFA program
  • Curriculum vita or resume
  • Two official letters of recommendation, preferably written by former writing teachers or professors who know your writing
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Writing sample

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education