Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
Drexel University

Program Details

Drexel University offers an online Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree.  This creative writing degree prepares students for careers while also giving them the space to grow and develop unique writing voices.  This writing degree includes online workshops, residencies, tutorials, and more to help each writer deepen their craft and expand their experience.  This creative writing program is designed for aspiring writers, providing them with skills and connections while enhancing their creativity in a supportive academic community.  You can choose a concentration in fiction writing or screenwriting but have the opportunity to take courses in both areas throughout the program. 

Graduates are prepared to use storytelling to:

  • Effect change
  • Build community
  • Bring joy
  • Widen opportunities for expression in marginalized populations

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Drexel University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • The program includes three, five-day intensive residencies.
  • Writing Sample of one of the following:
    • Completed short story
    • Collection of flash fiction
    • Novel-in-progress
    • Screenplay