Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Creative Writing Graduate Certificate


Department: Dean’s Office
 

 
The Creative Writing Certificate provides expert instruction, a supportive atmosphere, and a well‐structured program. The Graduate Certificate fulfills the needs for both degree seeking (internal) and non‐degree seeking (external) students. It provides students enrolled in traditional graduate programs with opportunity to develop their writing skills, widen the scope of their graduate education, and enhance their employment opportunities. Additionally, it provides an ideal learning environment for students who, although not pursuing a Master’s degree in English, want to acquire the necessary skills for creative writing.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process


Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Additional Admissions Requirements


In addition, must also submit the following with the application form:

  • a writing sample

Curriculum Requirements (15 Credit Hours)


Select two courses (6 credit hours):

Graduate Certificate Time Limit


Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion


For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.