• Graduate Degrees and Programs

    Hamline's College of Liberal Arts offers several graduate degrees and programs.

    Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA)

    The MFA program, offered full or part-time, will allow you to develop the process and craft of writing in a rigorous, engaged, and supportive environment. Our small class sizes provide an intimate setting in which you will establish trust and rapport with your classmates and receive one-on-one advising and feedback from your professors.

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    Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC)

    The MFAC program is one of only a few in the country that focuses exclusively on writing for children and young adults and earns you a master of fine arts degree in just two years. We offer breadth and depth in multiple writing categories—picture book, early reader, middle-grade and young-adult fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic novel, and comics. You will be immersed in the process and craft of writing and supported by a community of accomplished authors, mentors, and colleagues. And you will graduate prepared to navigate the literary marketplace.

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    Master in the Study of Law (MSL)

    A leader in legal education for over 30 years, Hamline continues its tradition of preparing students for careers in legal settings at an advanced level. With Hamline’s Master in the Study of Law, you can get the preparation of a paralegal and the legal knowledge of a lawyer to allow you to better serve in a variety of industries with an in-depth understanding of the American legal system.

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