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Program at a Glance

Program
Master
College(s)
College of Arts and Humanities
Department(s)
English
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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The Creative Writing MFA offers a workshop-intensive program in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, emphasizing the art and craft of literary writing and concentrating on the student's written work.

The MFA program emphasizes the study of craft and published writing alongside the closely analyzed production of original work by students. Opportunities for professional development as writers, teachers, and editors abound. Our prolific, dedicated faculty members have won numerous prestigious awards for their work and have served as officers in the Associated Writing Programs (AWP) and other national organizations. The MFA program in Creative Writing offers workshop courses in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, emphasizing the art and craft of literary writing and concentrating on the student's written work.

Application Deadlines

Fall
January 1
Fall
January 1

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
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  • Interdisciplinary Professor
  • Lyricist
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  • Program Writer
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  • Television Writer
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