To be admitted to the Creative Writing Option, students must first apply and be accepted by the Graduate School at CSULA.
Once accepted by the University, students apply directly to the Creative Writing Option in the English Department by first meeting the requirements for admission to the Master's Program in English and then by submitting a portfolio of their best creative work for consideration by the department's creative writing faculty.
Students are admitted to the Creative Writing Option by the department's creative writing faculty based on the strength of the writing in the students' portfolios.
The portfolio should contain:
All of the above documents should be typed or word processed and double-spaced.
Please include your name, address, and telephone number, and allow at least three weeks for a response. If you wish your portfolio returned, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.