Our Master's Programs

M.A. in English  ♦  M.A. in English Degree Requirements  ♦ M.F.A. in Creative Writing  ♦ M.F.A. in Creative Writing Degree Requirements  


The Department of English offers a 30 hour program of study leading to the Master of Arts degree in English and a 48-hour program of study leading to the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA-CW) degree.  For more information on admission requirements and graduate assitantships, visit Master of Arts in English and Bluegrass Writers Studio for the Master of Fines Arts in Creative Writing.

Master of Arts in English

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Why pursue an M.A. in English at Eastern Kentucky University? Graduates of our program are

  • better informed (and better paid) teachers
  • published authors and professional writers
  • successful students in high-quality doctoral programs
  • world travelers, teaching English to speakers of other languages
  • productive faculty members at community colleges and universities

Visit the M.A. in English page for an inside look at our program.  Also, you can check out our degree requirements or request more information on our M.A. in English by contacting our Program Coordinator:

Dr. Gerald Nachtwey
Office: 491 Case Annex
Phone: 859-622-3183
Fax: 859-622-3156
Email: gerald.nachtwey@eku.edu

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Our MFA is designed to provide you with the knowlege and information in various areas of the creative writing discipline.  As the MFA in Creative Writing is considered a terminal degree in this field, when you complete this program you will be able to teach at the college level as well as develop your own writing talent.

Visit the Bluegrass Writers Studio for an inside look to our M.F.A in Creative Writing.  You can also check out our degree requirements or request more information on our MFA in Creative Writing by contacting:

Robert Dean Johnson, Director
382 Case Annex
521 Lancaster Avenue
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-6263
Email: r-dean.johnson@eku.edu
 

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