Northern Michigan University

College of Graduate Studies

Creative Writing


Department of Political Science, 1401 Presque Isle

Marquette, MI 49855

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Creative Writing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The English Department offers a master of fine arts degree in creative writing. The program offers three areas of specialization or tracks: fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. The master of fine arts is a terminal degree that will serve students seeking careers in writing, higher education teaching, publishing and related fields. Candidates design, in consultation with the director of the MFA program and their adviser, a plan of study including workshops, courses and seminars at the 500 and 600 levels.


Northern Michigan University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504.

International Student Requirements:

International students are encouraged to apply at least one year in advance of anticipated attendance date.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 591 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 7213 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 10101 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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