Creative Writing, Master | New Mexico State University | Las Cruces, United States
36 months
Duration
19032 USD/year
19032 USD/year
6189 USD/year
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About

The Department of English at New Mexico State University offers the Master of Fine Arts Degree in English with an Emphasis in Creative Writing, a 3-year program.

Overview

Program Description

Students electing the Creative Writing program at New Mexico State University choose a major genre: poetry or fiction, though classes in nonfiction, writing, screenwriting and others are offered. Students must complete 54 hours of graduate-level course work, submit a creative writing thesis, give a public reading from the thesis, and pass an oral examination.

Our mission is to emphasize the creation and critical analysis of literature, so that our students can be part of the national conversation about writing, graduating with a publishable manuscript. By providing our students with a set of skills, we prepare them to contribute to their communities as writers, publishing professionals and teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Workshop: Advanced Writing Prose
  • Workshop: Advanced Writing Poetry
  • Workshop: Advanced Writing Playwriting
  • Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction
  • Graduate Study in a Literary Form or Genre
  • Advanced Creative Writing: Nonfiction Prose

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

90 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate international student must hold at minimum a four year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and is able to demonstrate English proficiency, both written and oral by submitting an official TOEFL or IELTS score report.
  • Graduate School will require transcript evaluations as part of the application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    6189 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6189 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Las Cruces

806 - 1259 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

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