M.A. On Campus

Creative Writing and Publishing

University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul

12 months
644 USD/credit 19320 USD/year
644 USD/credit 19320 USD/year
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The MA program in Creative Writing and Publishing at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul is focused on  intensive practice in the craft of creative writing, as well as training in the theory and practice of publishing. 


In addition to participating in poetry, fiction, and creative-non-fiction workshops, students have the opportunity to take courses in literature, pedagogy, and cultural studies. Classes are capped at 14 students, allowing for lively classroom engagement and personalized attention. 


  • The flexibility of our evening Creative Writing and Publishing course at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul schedule allows students to engage in a rigorous program while pursuing other career and personal goals. 
  • The program is designed to take advantage of the robust publishing industry in the Twin Cities. As Publishing Trendsetter recently noted, “It’s no exaggeration to call Minneapolis the publishing capital of the Midwest.” Graduates of our program will be well prepared to find internships and employment in this growing industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Criticism
  • The English Renaissance
  • 19th Century American Literature
  • Feminisms in Thought and Action

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Three (3) confidential letters of recommendation from non-related individuals that can speak to your academic abilities and achievements. At least one letter should be from a former professor.
  • A personal statement (500 words or less) describing why you are pursuing graduate study and how your intended program will help you achieve your professional goals.
  • An academic writing sample (7-15 pages in length) demonstrating skills in critical thinking, logical development and writing style. You may consider revising a previous to reflect your current writing style.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 644 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 644 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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