The advanced skills gained from a graduate degree in the College of Liberal Arts are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. You will form expertise through rigorous coursework and research to meet your professional and personal goals. 

MFA in Creative Writing graduates’ books have been published by trade and small presses and cover all genres; their works have won grants, prizes and residencies. Graduates of the Creative Writing MFA program are also prepared for careers in the following fields.

  • Advertising 
  • Arts administration 
  • Book editing 
  • Grant writing 
  • Journalism 
  • Magazine editing 
  • Public relations 
  • Teaching

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.