MFA in Writing

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

MFA in Writing

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

The multifaceted art of writing

At SCAD, you'll learn how to communicate effectively as you explore every avenue of the writing profession through a comprehensive and contemporary curriculum. Our classes are designed to prepare you for success as a thriving writer in any genre and any professional sphere. Students often finish their degrees with publication credits to their names. With an extraordinarily high employment rate in the industry, the SCAD writing program sends students into the dynamic world of publishing fully prepared to flourish.

M.F.A. in writing

Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning

  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ARTH 702 Art Criticism
  • ENGL 733 History of Rhetoric
  • WRIT 703 Writing for Digital Communication
  • WRIT 713 Nonfiction I: Analysis of Creative Nonfiction
  • WRIT 723 Nonfiction II: Mastery of Style, Voice and Subject
  • WRIT 725 Persuasive Writing
  • WRIT 743 Professional Writing for Business Applications
  • WRIT 753 Freelance Writing for Publication
  • WRIT 763 The Publishing Process
  • WRIT 773 Public/Media Relations Writing and Strategy
  • WRIT 779F Graduate Field Internship*
  • WRIT 779T Graduate Teaching Internship*
  • WRIT 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • WRIT 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • WRIT 790 Writing M.F.A. Thesis

— 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours

Careers in writing

Become a copywriter. Become a novelist. Become an editor. There are more professional opportunities for writers today than ever before, as new media and outlets for the written word are ever expanding. SCAD writing graduates have been hired to write for Vanity Fair, TIME magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Reader's Digest, Southern Living and Paste Magazine.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Technical writer
  • Novelist
  • News writer
  • Humorist
  • Social media marketer
  • Web content writer
  • Critic

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Discovery Communications
  • Georgia Public Broadcasting
  • Men's Health magazine
  • The New York Times
  • HGTV
  • Inked magazine
  • The Huffington Post
  • TIME
  • Verge magazine
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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