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Creative Writing
MSU's Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is one of few undergraduate creative writing programs offered across the country. You will receive hands-on experience through studio-oriented creative writing workshops in poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Students complete a solid foundation of literature courses along with courses in humanities, the natural and social sciences, and world languages.


A minor in creative writing is also available.

Program Requirements

You must meet MSU's admission requirements.

Additional requirements include:

  • Successful completion of ENG 100 Writing and ENG 293 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • An introductory essay
  • A 10-page portfolio
  • Completion of application form

For additional course information, visit the undergraduate catalog website. You may view the curriculum map here.

Career Opportunities

The liberal arts background of this program will prepare you to continue your education in graduate school or pursue careers in professional and technical writing, the arts and other fields where expert writing and reading skills are essential.
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  • MSU at Prestonsburg
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