Why Pursue a Masters in Creative Writing Online Degree?
Learn the tools to elevate your career by earning your masters in creative writing online at Saint Leo University. Our low-residency Master of Arts in Creative Writing gives aspiring fiction writers, essayists, memoirists, and poets the tools to begin a new phase of their creative life as a professional writer.
Our low-residency format provides extreme flexibility for working adults, meaning that you can pursue your writing goals online without interrupting your existing commitments to career, community, and family. Students spend one week each summer in an intensive residency, return home to work on their own creative projects in a one-on-one mentor relationship with a published writer of national reputation.
Designed to be completed in just two calendar years, the 36-hour masters in creative writing online degree requires three summer residencies, four semesters of study, and a book-length thesis of the student’s creative work.
- Students come to University campus for a single, week-long residency each July. The 2020 residency is scheduled for May 30 - June 6.
- Saint Leo’s is the only M.A. program in the nation with an optional track of study in war literature and writing for veterans.
- At just $630 per graduate credit hour, the Saint Leo M.A. offers an affordable way for apprentice writers to explore and enhance their creative lives.
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