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Creative Writing - Bluegrass Writers Studio

Eastern Kentucky University

Master Online
24 months
Duration
775 USD/credit
775 USD/credit
550 USD/credit
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About

The Creative Writing - Bluegrass Writers Studio program of Eastern Kentucky University is one of the most affordable and progressive low-residency programs in the nation.

Overview

In the Creative Writing - Bluegrass Writers Studio program of Eastern Kentucky University students will find:

  • A close-knit and supportive writing community
  • Devoted to your creative and professional success
  • Support of both literary and literary genre writing

Bluegrass Writers Studio™ at EKU is an innovative and exciting choice for your studies:

  • Online workshops (conducted with live audio, via online
  • communication platform)
  • Intensive residency workshops
  • International literary and cultural experiences
  • Web-based courses in contemporary literature

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Creative Writing
  • MFA Writing Workshop/Mentorship
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Creative Writing Capstone
  • Technical Writing Capstone
  • Advanced Technical Writing and Document Production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are encouraged to apply early to all programs due to time constraints of issuing the I-20.

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
150 (verbal)
4 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should submit a portfolio of work in their preferred creative genre (poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction).
    • The writing sample should consist of: a two-page statement of purpose addressing the applicant's reasons for applying to the program and approximately 15 pages of poetry or 20 pages of prose (fiction or creative nonfiction).
    • Applicants should have completed an undergraduate bachelor's degree, with (in most cases) at least a minor in English.
    • Ordinarily, a 3.0 standing GPA should have been achieved in upper-division English courses at the undergraduate level. 
    • Applicants must achieve satisfactory scores on the GRE exam

Tuition Fee

  • International

    775 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 775 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    775 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 775 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    550 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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