Creative Writing (M.F.A.)


The Department of English is home to poets and linguists, literacy researchers and teacher educators, novelists and literary scholars, composition specialists and writers of creative nonfiction.

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing

Areas of Study

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Fiction
  • Poetry

Next Steps

Western Regional Graduate Program

The Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing is part of the WICHE – Western Regional Graduate Program exchange. Visit our WRGP webpage to learn about eligibility and the application process.


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid