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How to Apply

Below you will find information about applying to Wayne State.  Undergraduates of all majors can enroll in creative writing courses; if you have a strong interest, you should consider a minor in English or majoring in English.  

Undergraduate Admissions:
Undergraduate students must apply through the Wayne State Office of Undergraduate Admissions - see http://www.admissions.wayne.edu/
Graduate Admissions:  
Information about admission to the MA in English with a Creative Writing concentration may be found here:
Wayne State University offers the opportunity to apply online at http://www.gradadmissions.wayne.edu/apply.php

The Department of English requires that all Master's applicants provide the following:

•  Application for Graduate Admission
•  Official Transcripts
•  Statement of Purpose—focus on academic background, interests and aspirations (usually 2-3 pp.)
•  2 academic letters of reference
•  Sample essay from a previous English course (for creative writing, also include a sample of your creative work)

ALL material should be uploaded to on-line application file on the Graduate Admission website.


Thank you for your interest in creative writing at Wayne State.  Students currently enrolled at Wayne State or who are thinking of enrolling are welcome to contact Dr. Caroline Maun, coordinator for creative writing, about our offerings. 

Dr. Caroline Maun
5057 Woodward Ave., Suite 9305.2
Detroit, MI 48202



Creative Writing
Room 9305.1 5057 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-2450
Fax: (313) 577-8618
Website: clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/creativewriting
Email: donovan.hohn@wayne.edu