Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing & Poetics
Naropa University

Program Details

The online Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing & Poetics is available from Naropa University.  This writing degree embodies an interest in the student as a person, an emphasis on shared inquiry and critical thinking, and a respect for new and various ways of knowing.  The curriculum features aesthetically diverse classes in creative writing and poetry with both an outstanding permanent faculty and numerous distinguished visiting writers and editors.  This writing program offers close faculty-student contact.  You will gain a thorough knowledge of the genre and become a part of a supportive arts community.


This program requires a residency.

  • Conferred bachelor's degree
  • Transcripts from any and all institutions where undergraduate or graduate coursework was completed
  • Statement of Interest
  • Creative Writing Sample
  • Your resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission