Professional Poetry Writing: Master’s Degree
Refine your passion for writing poetry, ground that passion in the evolving creative tradition, and build connections within the writing community. You will have the support you need to develop a writing practice that is both focused and flexible enough to sustain you on the journey to publication. Gain the skills needed to craft poetry that expresses your deepest insights in ways that move your audience.
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Skills You’ll Learn
Master of Arts in Professional Creative Writing with a concentration in Professional Poetry Writing requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).
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Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Interested in a graduate certificate?
Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Professional Poetry Writing.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Professional Poetry Writing
Writer and Author Salary: National Average
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.