Online Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Connect with published authors and literary figures as you complete your MFA in Creative Writing online.

Earn Your MFA in Creative Writing Online

Are you driven by your passion for writing? Do you want to hone your writing skills in the company of other accomplished writers? Whether you’re looking to teach other writers, publish your own work, or both – the online MFA in Creative Writing from UTEP is the right degree for you.

This program is one of the only fully online MFA degrees around. By enrolling, you’ll:

  • Join an exclusive community for serious aspiring writers with talent, drive, and the tools to make you even better
  • Develop your skills in creative writing across genres
  • Practice strategies designed to help you become a better writer
  • Learn to make time for writing in the midst of your busy schedule

Bachelor’s degree is required to apply.

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Affordable Degrees

Earn a quality education at a competitive cost. Financial aid and scholarships are available to help even more.

Flexible Format

Benefit from convenient and flexible class formats designed to help you cross the finish line at your own pace.

Student Support

Earn the same degree as your on-campus peers with unique support services, just for online students.

Relevant Coursework

Complete valuable coursework, directly related to the work you want to do in the real world.


Apply your efforts to a curriculum that will prepare you with valuable skills and help you earn an in-demand job.

High-Quality Education

Join a rigorous online program, taught by the same faculty with the same high-quality curriculum as your on-campus peers.

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