North Carolina State University

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Creative Writing


P.O. Box 7622

Campus Box 7102

Raleigh, NC 27695

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Creative Writing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of English offers a two-year studio/academic program in fiction or poetry leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree. The program provides an opportunity for students of superior and demonstrated ability in imaginative writing to develop their skills and critical judgment through the practice of writing and the study of literature. The aim of the program is to prepare talented students for careers in writing. Degree candidates are expected to produce a book-length work of literary value and publishable quality.


NC State is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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