Wilkes University

Degree Requirements - Mesa

30 credits. 18 months to completion.
  • 4 residencies;
  • 3 online terms working one-on-one with a writer mentor;
  • Capstone presentation in your area of study that includes outside evaluation by an agent, editor, producer or director.

18 additional credits. An additional year to completion (2 ½ years total for M.A. and M.F.A.)
  • 1 residency;
  • 2 online terms;
  • a critical paper and presentation;
  • internship in arts education or publishing.

M.F.A students have the option of having an outside reading or evaluation of their creative work, but it is not required.

Continuous registration is available in either program for further revision in preparation of your final project or coursework completion