Our fiction mfa program is all about community: your community of fellow mfa students, the arts and communications community you’ll form at columbia, and the chicago writing community at large no matter your end game, you’ll be presented with incomparable opportunities for networking and collaboration.
Graduate programs creative writing ma/mfa in creative writing the part-time graduate program in creative writing provides students the opportunity to grow as artists within the specializations of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction the small-group workshop format allows for individual attention from published, award-winning faculty. The masters of fine arts in creative writing is a terminal degree and the appropriate credential for the teaching of creative writing according to the associated writing programs, the mfa in creative writing is considered the equivalent of the phd in literature, linguistics, or composition.
Mfa graduates have opportunities wherever compelling writing and strong critical thinking are needed our graduates have gone on to become authors, both full-time and part-time, and they also work in education, publishing, journalism, marketing, advertising and arts administration.
For requirements and more information about these programs, visit the catalog fiction (mfa) the master of fine arts in fiction program combines an emphasis on writing and craft with the study of literature and the form and theory of fiction.
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Temple offers more than 150 graduate programs throughout 17 schools the temple mfa creative writing program, mfa in photography and design programs and mfa in film and media arts program are located in three of the university’s seven pennsylvania campuses.