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Master of Arts in Christian Creative Writing


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:  The prospective candidate must hold an earned Bachelor’s degree conferred by an approved educational institution. 





Total Courses

8 courses/40 hours

Core Courses & Electives

Core Courses

Minimum 5

Authorized Textbooks

Elective Courses

Maximum 3

Elective Page or No Travel Seminar Tab

Textbook Alternates

Maximum 2

Submit Textbook Alternate Form

No Travel Seminars

Maximum 3 (Electives Only)

No Travel Seminar Tab

TUITION - $2,395.00

Automatic Monthly Payment Program$200 down and $100 a month for a total of $2,395.00.

Up Front Payment Program: $300 reduction for a total of $2,095.00 paid at enrollment.

Tuition does not include textbooks. Please purchase them at your favorite book dealer or www.Amazon.com.  

ABOUT THIS DEGREE PROGRAM:  The Master of Arts in Christian Creative Writing degree program will acquaint the student with a broad understanding and experience in the study of creative writing.  The program consists of eight courses which are the equivalent of forty hours of study. Texts must be selected from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Although all textbooks may be ordered simultaneously, assignments must be submitted one at a time.  Once a textbook is read, a 10 to 20 page paper describing what was read must be submitted for grading.    A four to six page paper is required for each No Travel Seminar.  We are simply asking students for a summary of the material. Review the How to Submit Your Work tab concerning submission of assignments.

SPECIFIC DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  The Master of Arts in Christian Creative Writing degree program requires a total of 40 hours.  Five of the eight required courses, must be core courses chosen from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Up to three of the eight required courses may be electives.  Electives may be chosen from the Electives Page or the No Travel Seminar tab.  Up to two of the Electives may be Textbook Alternates.  Alternates must be submitted for consideration via the Textbook Alternate Form tab.  No Travel Seminars are optional.  A maximum of three No Travel Seminars may be utilized for this program.


MCW 500   Introduction To Christian Writing - The Little Handbook to Perfecting the Art of Christian Writing: Getting Your Foot in the Publisher's Door by Leonard G. Goss and Don M. Aycock (Paperback - May 2006

MCW 520 Writing Christian Fiction -  The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Christian Fiction (Complete Idiot's Guide to) by Ron Benrey (Paperback - Dec 4, 2007

MCW 540   Correct Writing Style -  Creative Writer's Style Guide: Rules and Advice for Writing Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

MCW 560  Writing For Publication - The Complete Guide to Writing and Selling the Christian Novel by Penelope J. Stokes (Paperback - Feb 1998)

MCW 580  Basics To Christian Writing -  An Introduction to Christian Writing: An Indepth Companion to the Complete Writing Experience by Ethel Herr (Paperback - Dec 1, 1999)

MCW 600   Christian Literature I Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis

MCW 620   Christian Literature II The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis

MCW 640   Christian Literature III St. Augustine Confessions (Oxford World's Classics) by Saint Augustine and Henry Chadwick (Paperback - Mar 31, 1998)

MCW 670   Writing With Emotion - Silent Struggler: A Caregiver's Personal Story by Dr. Glenn Mollette (Paperback - Dec 2000)

MCW 690  Inspirational Writing - Spiritual Chocolate: Inspirational Delights For The Heart by Dr. Glenn Mollette


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1238
8922 Ruffian Lane
Newburgh, Indiana 47629



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