The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Western State Colorado University uses a low-residency format that requires students to engage in studies in one of the following areas:
- Learn under successful, currently publishing authors
- Make network connections with industry professionals to help launch your career
- Attend virtual classes with weekly online interaction.
- Study in the only program that teaches a full range of versecraft.
- Learn under highly acclaimed poets.
- Connect with prestigious editors and publishers.
- Study in the only accredited program taught entirely by working Hollywood screenwriters.
- Learn essential tactics for both feature film and television writing.
- Become well versed in the business of screenwriting, before you go knocking on studio and network doors.
- Become more savvy working with publishers.
- Learn how to self-publish the right way.
- Build skills to make publishing a career.
If you're interested in Western's MFA in Poetry, Screenwriting, Genre Fiction/Non-fiction Programs, we invite you to take the next steps towards becoming a part of the Mountaineer family.
Share your interest with friends and family:
- Get more information about the program.
- Schedule a campus visit so you can meet professors, see the beautiful Gunnison Valley, and find out if Western is the perfect school for you.
- Start the online application process - apply online now.
- Find scholarships, grants, or financial aid that match your interests and situation.