From left: The late Valerie Boyd, Founder, MFA concentration in Narrative Nonfiction, Booker Mattison, UGA Assistant Professor of Entertainment & Media Studies, Rita Coburn, Peabody award-winner writer, director, and producer and Nate Kohn, Founder and Director, MFA concentration in Screenwriting
In just two years, write a marketable screenplay or a publishable nonfiction manuscript and earn your MFA from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, home of the Peabody Awards and one of the top journalism schools in the country. This two-year low-residency program is designed to train writers who will be published and produced. The program offers students an unparalleled opportunity to develop narrative journalism and screenwriting skills that will equip them for long and varied careers. The program features a committed and diverse roster of accomplished authors, screenwriters, literary agents and other industry professionals who work closely with students to inspire and support each writer's emerging craft and voice.
Students may choose to concentrate in one of two focused genres.
Learn more about the MFA concentration in Narrative Nonfiction.
Learn more about the MFA concentration in Screenwriting.