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


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Writing sample
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission