Degrees Offered: MA
Expand your professional or creative writing future at our campuses in Washington, D.C., or Baltimore by earning a master's graduate degree in fiction, nonfiction, or science-medical writing.
The Master of Arts in writing program at Johns Hopkins focuses on the individual goals of writers and editors and their aim of publication or editing at the highest possible levels of professional or artistic achievement. With a part-time format, craft-based courses, and a faculty of practicing writers and editors who excel at teaching, the program offers nurturing, demanding homes in Washington or Baltimore to build editing, creative writing, or professional writing skills in a range of subject areas or fields. Our students are challenged to become dedicated, contributing citizens in the community of letters, an essential part of any successful society.
Our graduate writing program reflects the international reputation for academic quality, creative innovation, and professional value at Johns Hopkins, a pioneer in writing, research, the humanities, and higher education.
- Take part-time evening and weekend classes to fit your busy schedule
- Tailor your courses to fit personal writing or editing goals
- Learn from respected, practicing writers and editors; hear from famous authors
- Develop literary craft skills to grow creatively
- Build professional or journalism skills to advance your career
- Receive more classroom hours for less money in our 9-course degree program
- Apply year-round, study at your own pace, publish your work
We award internships and financial aid in student loans and small scholarships. We also house a national literary and arts journal, sponsor a prestigious summer conference in Italy and Maine, and offer alumni discounts for post-graduate tuition and the summer conference.
Through the Advanced Academic Programs (AAP), the Johns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences offers flexible graduate degrees and certificate programs that respond to the unique educational requirements of working adults seeking to pursue their professional and personal development through academic exploration.
Onsite courses are offered in the evening and on Saturdays to fit your busy schedule. Courses are offered in the fall, spring, and summer terms.
AAP offers classes across four sites: Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD; Washington, D.C., Center near Dupont Circle; Montgomery County Campus in Rockville, MD; and online.
All programs are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.