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About

Liberty University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing (Online) can help you develop your writing passion into a career so you can set your works free to impact culture and the world.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Employers in every industry need professionals who have strong writing skills, so you can be confident that your ability to write effectively can also help set you apart in your current career. With in-demand writing expertise and the ability to customize your degree with electives in literature or writing practice, Liberty’s online MFA in Creative Writing can help you achieve your professional writing goals.

Liberty University ’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing (Online) is designed to help you build on your writing skills with specific workshops dedicated to the craft of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, or screenwriting. With a work-in-progress approach to writing practice and mentorship from our faculty of experienced writers and scholars, you can learn the specific skills you need to make your writing stand out.

What is an MFA in Creative Writing?

A Master of Fine Arts degree, or MFA, is a terminal degree in an artistic craft that demonstrates that you have achieved the highest level of training and skill in your discipline. Like a doctorate, an MFA often allows you to teach courses at the graduate level while also providing many opportunities for scholarship and leadership in education. If you want to grow your creative writing skills to become the best writer you can be, then the Master of Fine Arts can help you get there.

Career Opportunities for MFA in Creative Writing Graduates

  • Author
  • Book and magazine writer
  • Business communications specialist
  • Creative writing instructor
  • Publications editor
  • Screenwriter
  • Website copy editor and writer
  • Writing manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Editing & Publishing
  • Writing as Cultural Engagement
  • Contemporary Literature 
  • Writing Fiction
  • Writing Poetry
  • Creative Nonfiction 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

For online programmes, Liberty University offers multiple intakes depending on your chosen time table. To find out more information, visit the university's page.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

48 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 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.

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