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Red Earth MFA

Write in the middle of it all

Write and study wherever you are

The Red Earth Online Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing at Oklahoma City University offers you the opportunity to study creative writing without sacrificing your life. Our program connects you with experienced creative and professional writers who will nurture your creative talent.

The Red Earth MFA combines online residencies, packet-based craft study with one of our accomplished faculty-mentors, and elective online courses in professional writing, pedagogy, secondary genre study and more. Our students are warm, welcoming, and supportive — a true community.

Tailored coursework

The Red Earth MFA is an online Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing graduate studies program. Students will complete 12 hours of course work each fall and spring semester for two years, for a total of 48 hours that, along with the thesis, lead to the MFA in Creative Writing, a terminal degree in the field.

The online model is suitable for both traditional and nontraditional students: you can keep your job and keep up with your family responsibilities while studying for your MFA.

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing advisement dates

For additional information on the OCU Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and to meet with an advisor, register for a virtual meeting via Zoom for a student advisement session!