Southern New Hampshire University

MA English and Creative Writing


2500 N. River Road

Manchester, NH 03106

United States


(603) 626-9100

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA English and Creative Writing

Format: Online

Program Description:

SNHU's online MA in English and Creative Writing allows you to experiment, reflect and refine your writing skills in a community of creative, professionally accomplished faculty and students.  Excelling in the business world, starting your novel or collection of poetry, or mapping the movie you dream of filming can all start here. Sample courses across a variety of genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry and screenwriting. Regardless of your educational background, your love for the written word will blossom in this highly focused master's degree.


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Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a minimum 2.75 GPA. Applicants must submit a 200-500 word statement of purpose on why they are pursuing the degree. A 5-10-page, double spaced, literary critical analysis or research paper is also required.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). SNHU’s FAFSA code is 002580.

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