Advice from the Field

September 4, 2012

MA and MFA: The Final Word

A new Advice from the Field article has been posted, in which John Poch discusses MA and MFA degrees.

While an MFA in creative writing is considered by most to be the terminal degree for those writers seeking academic training and the rewards thereof, many English departments and writing programs offer an MA in English (magister artium in the Latin) where creative writing can be chosen as a specialization area rather than technical communication, rhetoric/composition, literature, linguistics, or even film.

Read the full article: MA and MFA: The Final Word

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