- About the Program
- Curriculum – including courses
- Admission Requirements
- Start Dates & Application Deadlines
About the Program
The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Creative Writing will provide students with the opportunity to develop their voice, literary vision, and individual style through workshop settings. Students will learn to engage in a process of composition that, when combined with the development of a critical vocabulary, allows them to give, receive, and use criticism in their revisions. The courses completed for this certificate may be able to be applied to the required coursework in Rowan’s Master of Arts in Writing. For more information on the MA in Writing, click here.
Students can use the coursework from this certificate and apply it toward the Master of Arts in Public Relations program.
The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Creative Writing is a part-time program that requires the completion of 9 graduate semester hours (3 courses) which are possible to complete in 3 to 4 consecutive semesters.
The courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally.
Required Course: 9 Semester Hours (s.h.)
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester Hours|
|MAWR 02505||Poetry Workshop||3|
|MAWR 02515||Creative Nonfiction Workshop||3|
|MAWR 02520||Writing the Novel||3|
|MAWR 02521||Writing the Nonfiction Book||3|
|MAWR 02522||Nonfiction Workshop||3|
|MAWR 02523||Writing the Memoir||3|
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for this program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the CGCE Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
- CGCE Graduate Application Form (pdf)
- $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
- Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
- Current professional resume
- Typewritten statement of professional objectives
- Two letters of recommendation
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
Below is a list of anticipated start dates. The start dates indicated are based on the university calendar or the CGCE schedule. Your actual first day of class will depend on the course sequence which will be provided by a CGCE Enrollment Advisor once you have matriculated in the program.
|Entry Term & Module||Start Date(s)||Application Deadline(s)|
|Fall 2013||Late Aug./Early Sept.||08/01/2013|
|Spring 2014||Early Jan.||12/01/2013|
Tuition & Costs
$638 tuition + $141.90 in fees = $779.90 per semester hour
(this rate applies to academic year 2013/2014 and is subject to change)