Master’s Programs in the Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Our on-campus MFA in Creative Writing program focuses on the actual practice of writing, as well as its literary foundations. As one of the longest-running programs of its kind, this MFA program boasts some of the most impressive faculty in writing and publishing, is home to two award-winning literary journals, and is strongly connected to the Boston publishing community. Choosing from the areas of literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, students will explore writing as both an art form and a professional pursuit.

Master of Fine Arts in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing (Online)

Fantasy. Science fiction. Horror. Mystery. Young adult. Become a genre fiction author with our online MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing. Our flexible program allows students to work on their writing from anywhere in the world, with online workshops, literature seminars, and publishing courses that fit their schedule.

Master of Arts in Publishing and Writing

Whether students want to shape the prose of fresh voices as an editor, represent writers as a literary agent, or work with exciting online publications and new media formats, our prestigious on-campus MA in Publishing and Writing will help them succeed in this ever-vital, ever-changing field.

Certificate Program in the Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing

Certificate in Digital Content Management (Online)

Students can advance their career with our online graduate Digital Content Management Certificate. They’ll learn what it takes to successfully create, analyze, and manage content for companies of any scale, from small startups to established corporations.