Department of English—Graduate Programs Inquiry
Thank you for your interest in the graduate programs offered by the VCU Department of English. The Department provides three nationally recognized graduate programs in the humanities, including an MA in English, the MFA in Creative Writing, as well an innovative interdisciplinary PhD, Media, Art, and Text.
The MA in English, a flexible thirty-hour degree program, helps students identify and realize the next steps in their professional and intellectual journey and provides focused mentoring and support.
The MFA in Creative Writing, a forty-eight credit program, provides talented writers with the chance to work closely with outstanding faculty to strengthen their craft, develop their literary aesthetics, and enrich their understanding of existing traditions.
The PhD in Media, Art, and Text, one of the most innovative and interdisciplinary PhD programs of its kind, equips future generations of college teachers and researchers with the tools for taking leadership roles in a media-driven culture.
In the form below, please tell us a little more about your program of interest so we can provide you with additional information or set up a time to connect with you to talk further and support your next steps.