In one word the answer is TERMINAL! A Masters in Fine Arts is a terminal degree. A PhD is a terminal degree but a Masters degree is not equivalent to an MFA or a PhD. Wear, use, and remember the letters with pride.
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Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 3rd, 2014
Sami Schalk ’10 told us about one major benefit to getting her MFA at Notre Dame: “I have been telling a lot of folks recently how much getting the MFA has benefited me in the dissertation writing process. I have no hang-ups about showing my work to people, writing or revising in ways that many […]
I quote our stunning faculty member, Joyelle McSweeney, “Fun as football is for all of us poets, can we maybe discard the idea that MFA programs are rivals trying to push each other out of the rankings, rather than allies trying to make as much space in this lousy world for writing and art as […]