Online Creative Writing MFA at Eastern Oregon University

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About the Online Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Our Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is a low-residency graduate program offering the flexibility you require. You will gain meaningful, hands-on learning opportunities like practice in professional editing and publishing with our award-winning literary magazines and affiliated presses.

During your two-week summer residency, you will connect with the Pacific Northwest’s rich tradition of writers and thinkers and a deep, abiding connection to the land. Writing residencies and wilderness retreats will include visits and guest lectures to expand your thinking and provoke your writing. From intensive workshops in poetry, fiction and nonfiction, to cross-genre writing, you will build your writing skills through hands-on learning and networking. The remainder of your program will consist of online courses and individualized study with MFA faculty, providing you with the creative skills needed for your chosen career path.

Our Program

  • Master’s in Creative Writing

Why Choose EOU?

EOU’s Online Experience

You will receive an excellent online education in a time and space convenient for you, while working one-on-one with our support team to ensure your success.

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty are professionals and experts who are trained to deliver innovative, engaging online education.

Real-World Applications

Students engage in applied learning experiences such as internships, practica, and research initiatives that align with lifelong success.

Local to Global Vision

EOU utilizes high quality, accessible programs that connect the rural regions of Oregon to a wider world through responsible and reflective action.

About EOU Online

Eastern Oregon University adheres to several core values: altruism, civility, discovery, integrity, interdependence and quality. Earning your degree online at Eastern Oregon University is a great opportunity because there are no on-campus requirements. You will have access to the same content and opportunities as on-campus students, only in a creative digital format.

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Eastern Oregon University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.