Wilkes University

Creative Writing


84 West South Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

United States


1-800-WILKES-U Ext.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Creative Writing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Creative Writing is a 30-credit, low-residency program with tracks in fiction, poetry, screenwriting, playwriting and creative nonfiction. Students produce and present full-length text and support materials that demonstrate mastery of requisite standards, processes and procedures for bringing that project into its appropriate public venue. Students major in one genre and take a foundation course in a second. Final master's projects are evaluated by an agent, director, producer or editor.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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