At the heart of everything is a great story. An advanced degree in creative writing provides you the opportunity to hone your craft, discover new talents in a safe and supportive environment and expand your personal and professional network to accelerate your career.
Pursue your dream of becoming a published author.
If you’re looking to get serious about your writing and you’re eager to refine your craft, elevate your art, and inspire the world, then you’ll find your niche in Western’s Graduate Program in Creative Writing. By pursuing an MFA or M.A. in Creative Writing you can do all of this and more. Our dedicated faculty of award-winning writers will ensure that you achieve your full potential as a professional writer.
Current students have the option to continue their graduate experience by pursuing a second concentration following the completion of their first M.A./MFA degree. To be considered, a student must be in good academic standing and submit an application by March 1st.
Dr. Abel Chavez delivers a speech during the Graduate Program in Creative Writing graduation reception.
Career preparation starts your first year at Western and is the primary focus of every degree.
Visit Career Services in Library 120 or online to discover your interests, define your goals, and land the career of your dreams.
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