Names Top Master's in Creative Writing Programs for 2019

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Graduates can pursue successful careers in industries such as the film, advertising, publishing and more

News Image, a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning, announced the release of their Best Online Master's in Creative Writing for 2019. The research identifies the top programs in the nation based on curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

In addition to insights gained from industry professionals, leveraged an exclusive data set comprised of interviews and surveys from current students and alumni. Each online degree program was analyzed with only the top 20 making it to the final list. The methodology incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Most importantly, only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible.

“A degree in creative can lead to a lucrative and stable career,” says Barbara Montgomery, Program Recognition Manager “In fact, our research shows that the average median salary for writers is $61K.”

Students who pursue a master’s in creative writing can gain employment as content writers, advertising copywriters, screenwriters and more. The steady job growth in this market is just one of the many reasons researched, analyzed, and ranked the Top Master’s in Creative Writing programs. To access the complete ranking, please visit

2019 Best Master's in Creative Writing Programs (in alphabetical order):

Antioch University
Arcadia University
Bay Path University
Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Oregon University
Emerson College
Full Sail University
Harvard University
Lindenwood University
Mississippi University for Women
National University
Oregon State University - Cascades
Queens University of Charlotte
Southern New Hampshire University
University of Arkansas at Monticello
University of Houston - Victoria
University of New Orleans
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Western Connecticut State University
Wilkes University

About provides proprietary and unbiased research to help students discover their options for the best graduate programs. The organization aims to inspire students to think big and make an impact in society through the pursuit of higher education. With user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings, enables students to make informed decisions about earning a master’s degree online.

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