Among the most diverse and challenging programs in the country, CU Boulder’s English department teaches graduate students to read and write with precision, to think critically, to be creative and to practice an attentive life. The department offers an MFA in creative writing and an MA and PhD in english.

Students work closely with faculty as they develop their knowledge of literatures from throughout the English-speaking world. Creative writing students can work in poetry, fiction or across genres in a program known for its commitment to innovation. Master’s english students study a broad range of English-language literatures. PhD students pursue concentrated study and original scholarship in their chosen area of specialization.