Ball State University

MA Program

Program Established: 
2005
Location: 
Muncie, IN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Matt Mullins, Director
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Katy Didden, Mark Neely
Fiction: Cathy Day, Sean Lovelace
Nonfiction: Jill Christman, Silas Hansen
Screenwriting: Rani Deighe Crowe, Matt Mullins

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers competitive teaching assistantships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

Graduate students have an opportunity to work with the Creative Writing in the Community program, the Cinema Entertainment Immersion program, and participate in the literary festival, In Print. The program also emphasizes creative writing pedagogy, literary citizenship, literary editing, and creative writing administration opportunities.

The program also offers a track in screenwriting, in addition to tracks in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.