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Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing

Sam Houston State University

12 months
Duration
1135 USD/credit
1135 USD/credit
726 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing at Sam Houston State University is designed to assist students in their development as writers of fiction, poetry, and/or creative nonfiction; to provide practical, hands-on experience in the field of editing and publishing;

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Master of Fine Arts program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing at Sam Houston State University is a 48-hour workshop-based residency program that allows you to:

  • focus on poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction;
  • enjoy intensive instruction with dedicated professors;
  • gain practical publishing experience through SHSU's Texas Review Press and Texas Review.

In addition, students participate in writing workshops in fiction and poetry, undertake coursework in literary periods and types, and study critical theory.

M.F.A. candidates present an M.F.A. thesis: a book-length work (minimum 80 pages for poetry and 160 pages for prose—novel, short-story collection, essay collection, or other work of creative non-fiction).

Accreditation

The Specialists degree in School Psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to ensure high quality school psychology training and services

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Graduate Research: Methods and Theories
  • Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Early & Middle English Literacture
  • English Linguistics
  • History and Development of the English Language
  • Early American Literature
  • Restoration - 18th Century British Literature
  • The Classical Tradition
  • Renaissance & Seventeenth-Century British Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the ApplyTexas.org Application (International) and pay the nonrefundable application fee of $75 in U.S. currency via MasterCard, American Express, VISA, Discover Card, money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • Submit official transcripts from all college coursework.
  • Submit the official credentials evaluation.
  • If transcripts are from a school outside of the U.S. the document must be translated and evaluated by a NACES accredited service or SDR Educational Consultants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1135 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1135 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1135 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1135 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    726 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Huntsville

964 - 1786 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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