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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is a minimum 60 graded credit hour degree. 
At least 8 credit hours in WR 552 must be in genres other than your principle genre.
A minimum grade of “B-” and a cumulative GPA of 3.00 (or better) is required in all courses counting toward the degree.
A maximum of 15 transfer credits can be applied to EOU’s MFA degree.
Practicum should be planned before second Summer Residency and implemented during the residency.
Students wishing to pursue a third-year in another genre should expect to repeat their second-year curriculum in that other genre. Minimum of 90 total degree credits for an additional 3rd-year in second genre.

Residency Courses: 12-18 credits:

All courses in this section require a minimum of 4 credits and a maximum of 6 credits. Courses are repeatable.

Post-Residency Course: 2-3 Credits

Devoted to the polishing work begun during the Summer Residency

Distance Courses: 46-73 credits

Total credits required for major: minimum of 60

Students interested in completing a 3rd year in a second genre must complete a minimum of 90 credits

Last EPCC update - January 2019

January 2023 EPCC WR 660 change, from 3 credits to 2-4 credits