[For more information on courses and a listing of current and upcoming course offerings, contact the Director.] Taking three classes a term, a student would complete the curriculum in two years.
Fellowships for Continuing Students At the close of their second semester, students are invited to apply for a limited number of professional fellowships supported by the program.
These include Peer Teaching Fellowships and one of more Publishing Fellowships.
Expert Faculty Our department is filled with world-renowned, award-winning, bilingual faculty who bring their talent to the classroom; among our ranks are Rosa Alcalá, Andrea Cote Botero, José de Piérola, Tim Z. Pimentel, Jeff Sirkin, Lex Williford and Daniel Chacón.
We also have Visiting Writers every semester and provide every opportunity for you to learn from the best.
Online degrees such as the master of defense and strategic studies help make higher education a possibility for those who are unable to come to campus because of other responsibilities.
Here’s what sets UTEP apart: The online Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is a highly competitive program that requires a total of 48 semester credit hours; this includes 42 semester credit hours of workshops and literature classes, and six hours of thesis during which students complete a publishable manuscript in poetry or fiction.The Hofstra campus ius a major cultural hub on Long Island, and the campus welcomes frequent guests as diverse as Ralph Nader and Salman Rushdie.Even closer to home, the English Department annually hosts the series.In the past we have hosted Natalie Diaz, Laurie Ann Guerrero, and Heather Hartley. The University of Texas at El Paso and its access and excellence mission are redefining public higher education not only in Texas, but also across the nation.At UTEP, we believe that an accessible and affordable education should be available to all.Download PDF A master’s degree in Creative Writing is perfect for students who We also offer an optional low-residency opportunity every summer in Europe, such cities as London, Paris, and Madrid.The UTEP Career Center provides graduates with resources to help them pursue their career goals.This is a highly competitive program for serious writers with the potential for great literary significance.Thanks to the unique bilingual option, this degree is also the only way for someone writing in Spanish to receive an MFA completely online.Our faculty includes: medium for her or his capstone work, the Master of Fine Arts project or thesis), but students are welcome to pursue course work in multiple genres.Each Fall and Spring, we offer as many as six classes for MFA students, including workshops, craft classes and literature classes.