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Online MFA inCreative Writing

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Embrace your passion for storytelling and learn the professional writing skills you’ll need to succeed with our online MFA in Creative Writing. Write your novel or short story collection while earning a certificate in the Online Teaching of Writing or Professional Writing, with no residency requirement.

Our 100% online MFA in Creative Writing is an affordable, accredited, innovative degree that encourages you to focus on a wide array of fiction genres:

  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Romance
  • Young Adult
  • Mystery
  • And more...

Hone your craft while gaining an understanding of the business and marketing sides of the industry with courses such as The Publishing Ecosystem, The Business of Writing, and Finding & Researching an Audience.

Looking for a low-residency or MA program? Check out our other graduate writing options:

It's time to turn your passion for storytelling into a rewarding career.

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At SNHU, your success is our mission. We offer student support staff and services such as academic advisors, career services and our exclusive online community, SNHUconnect.


SNHU hires faculty with real-world experience.  You'll have specially trained instructors that are adept in helping you develop your skills and enhancing your academic success.


Our students enjoy one of the lowest tuition rates in the nation. For the tenth consecutive year, SNHU announced it will hold its tuition rates at 2012 levels. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.