Master of Professional Writing Program

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A Master of Professional Writing Program is a type of graduate degree program in professional writing. Chatham University in Pennsylvania has an online MPW program.[1] The University of Southern California's MPW program ended in May 2016,[2][3][4][5] at which point it moved to the Vermont College of Fine Arts under the new name the School of Writing and Publishing.[6]

Notable alumni of the USC program[edit]

Notable faculty of the USC program[edit]

Gay Talese at the Strand Bookstore in New York City


  1. ^ Master of Professional Writing (MPW)
  2. ^ Students react to untimely closing of MPW Program
  3. ^ USC's "Business Decision" to Ax Its Master of Professional Writing Program Leaves Unanswered Questions
  4. ^ USC's MPW program to close in 2016 - but students want to save it
  5. ^ "USC: Master of Professional Writing". Archived from the original on 2014-10-12. Retrieved 2014-10-31.
  6. ^ Kellogg, Carolyn (2014-05-01). "USC's MPW program moves to Vermont College of Fine Arts". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  7. ^ "James Ragan biography". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2019-04-17.

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