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 Degrees Offered

Program Degree Offered
Creative Writing (Fiction) M.F.A. Program Description
Creative Writing (Nonfiction) M.F.A. Program Description
Creative Writing (Poetry) M.F.A. Program Description
English (English Teaching) M.A. Program Description
English (Literature) M.A. Program Description

Admission

Admission Application Instructions

For Creative Writing Program:

Applying for admission to the graduate program in Creative Writing is a two-step process:

  1. First: Complete the Online Application (https://www.applyweb.com/apply/uomont/menu.html). As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
    1. Self-report GRE scores.
    2. Pay the application fee.
  2. Second: Request official test scores and fill out the supplemental application.
    1. Request that your official GRE scores are sent to The University of Montana using school code 4489.
    2. Fill out the supplemental application to the Creative Writing program.  Detailed instructions for filling out this application can be found on the Creative Writing web site: http://cas.umt.edu/creativewriting/Apply.cfm.

For the English Teaching Program:

Applying for admission to the graduate program in English Teaching is a two-step process:

  1. First: Complete the Online Application (https://www.applyweb.com/apply/uomont/menu.html). As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
    1. Self-report GRE scores.
    2. Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including GPA).
    3. 3 Letters of recommendation.
    4. Upload a short (100-300 word) essay of personal goals for graduate study.
    5. Upload an expository writing sample (a critical essay or research paper).
    6. Pay the application fee.
  2. Second: Request official scores and transcripts:
    1. Request that your official GRE scores are sent to The University of Montana using school code 4489.
    2. Request that official transcripts be sent to the English Department from all colleges and universities you have attended (Unofficial transcipts will be accepted from The University of Montana). Transcripts may also be transmitted electronically through the National Student Clearinghouse.

For the English Literature Program:

  1. First: Complete the Online Application (https://www.applyweb.com/apply/uomont/menu.html). As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
    1. Self-report GRE scores.
    2. Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including GPA).
    3. Pay the application fee.
  2. Second: Request official test scores and fill out the supplemental application.
    1. Request that your official GRE scores are sent to The University of Montana using school code 4489.
    2. Request that official transcripts be sent to the English Department from all colleges and universities you have attended (Unofficial transcipts will be accepted from The University of Montana). Transcripts may also be transmitted electronically through the National Student Clearinghouse.
    3. Fill out the supplemental application to the English Literature program.  Detailed instructions for filling out this application can be found on the English Literature web site: http://cas.umt.edu/english/graduate/MA_literature.cfm.

Admission Deadlines

For Creative Writing and English Literature

  • Fall Semester - The application will be available between October 1st and January 6th.

For English Teaching

  • Fall, Spring, and Summer - Rolling admissions (if you wish to receive a teaching assistantship, your comleted application packet must be submitted by January 6th).

 

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Campus Location
Liberal Arts Building - Room 133

Federal Express Delivery - Street Address
English Department
32 Campus Drive #6120
Missoula, MT 59812-6120

Phone: (406) 243-5231
Fax: (406) 243-2556