The College of Arts and Letters created the Master of Arts (MA) in English with emphases in Literature, Rhetoric, Digital Media Studies, and Professional Writing online. Jean Boreen, the 36-unit, fieldwork-optional curriculum immerses students with cumulative GPAs over 3.0 into the production of reader-driven content.
Study culminates with a capstone project after virtual courses like Technical Editing, Information Design, and Composition Theory.
Four semester, 64 credit MFA program Low-residency model Every semester begins with an MFA Residency at New England College’s Henniker, NH, campus Additionally, New England College’s MFA program is the first and only low‐residency program to offer Graduate Teaching Assistantships, providing students opportunities to gain relevant teaching experience for future academic careers.
Students also have opportunities for specialized study in areas such as translation, cross‐genre writing/hybrid forms, editing and publishing, new media, and performance.
Graduates of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program will: Residencies are held in January and July on New England College’s beautiful campus in the scenic town of Henniker, New Hampshire.
The program’s progressive pedagogy and comprehensive curriculum guide students’ individual development in the study, process, practice, and profession of creative writing.
Asynchronous, discussion-based online courses like Advanced Grammar, Visual Rhetoric, American Journalism, and The Professional Document lead to the capstone writing thesis. Meeting the June 1st and December 1st application deadlines opens online courses like Poetry, Playwriting, and Creative Non-Fiction before the required thesis.
The Mount also confers the MA in Humanities and MFA in Film & Television.
Whether they're in-house or freelance, organizations need writers to aptly articulate messages to diverse audiences.
That's especially true online where Google indexes 30 trillion pages and websites like The Washington Post publish around 1,200 articles daily.