Southern New Hampshire University

MA English and Creative Writing w/conc in Poetry


2500 N. River Road

Manchester, NH 03106

United States


(603) 626-9100

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA English and Creative Writing w/conc in Poetry

Format: Online

Program Description:

Foster your appreciation for verse with the inspiration, passion and creative collaboration that only an online Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing with a Poetry concentration can bring. This program focuses your study of literature on a genre where every word counts and interpretations abound. Hone your understanding and your craft, unleashing your imagination to create imagery that moves and inspires. An online MA with a specialization in Poetry can also be of benefit for many professional paths.  You can explore careers in creative writing, advertising, journalism, publishing, copywriting and poetry, as well as teaching.


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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 creative writing sample of 3-10 pages, double spaced, 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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