Master of Arts in Creative Writing
Wilkes University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Creative Writing degree program is available from Wilkes University.  This degree in creative writing focuses on the craft and business of writing.  Students receive one-on-one guidance while being immersed in a community of working writers.  All final projects are read and evaluated by outsider readers who are agents, editors, producers, or publishers.  The goal of this creative writing degree is to help students become lifelong, productive, professional writers in all fields. 

Wilkes offers study in seven areas:

  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Screenwriting
  • Playwriting
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Publishing
  • Making documentary films

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Wilkes University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Students must attend eight-day campus residencies in January and June.