Graduate Programs

MFA in Creative Writing

Butler houses one of the premier MFA programs in the Midwest, supported by a lively literary community in the country’s 16th largest city, Indianapolis. Learn more about this prestigious program.

MA in English

The Master of Arts program in English at Butler University consists of course work and individual studies in English and American as well as European and World Literatures. Additional topics for study include Minority Literatures, Gender Studies, Colonial and Post-colonial literatures as well as Literary Theory and Post-Modernism. In some cases, courses may also be taken for graduate credit in Composition, Rhetoric, and Creative Writing.

The program is flexible enough to accommodate a wide array of academic interests and career goals. The learning environment is highly interactive due to small class sizes and close relationship among faculty and students. A variety of special events and programs further enrich literary studies at Butler, including the University’s Visiting Writers Series, The Writers Studio, workshops, lectures, and presentations.

MA in English Information