Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
Mount Saint Mary’s University

Program Details

Become a professional writer with cultural, historical and literary insight with Mount Saint Mary’s online MFA in Creative Writing.  Blending the humanities with writing not only adds an intellectual element to your writing, but further develops your critical thinking.  Taught from a multicultural perspective, you’ll study world literature alongside ethnic American literature.  Coursework is likely to introduce:

  • Playwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Poetics

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Mount Saint Mary’s University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV