Master of Arts in Creative Writing / Non-Fiction
Saint Leo University

Program Details

Saint Leo’s online MA in Creative Writing in Non-Fiction is intended to take your writing to a new level.  From diaries on your desk to the pages of periodicals, you will learn in an environment that is tailored to your individual goals. The online program at SLU is a blend of literature study and writing, where your curriculum and learning will be tailored via in a collaboration between you and a faculty mentor. You can gain the skills and knowledge to become the writer that you’ve always wanted to become.  Courses include:

Theory and practice in creative writing
Worship in creative non-fiction
Foundations in creative non-fiction

All three of Saint Leo’s online MA programs in writing require three on-campus residencies during the summers of this 2-year program.  Otherwise, you have the flexibility to write and study at your convenience, completely online.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Leo University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Occupational License, Essay/Writing Sample

Additional Info

  • Students are required to spend one week each summer in an intensive residency.

Restricted States

Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming