Gender & Women's Studies program is a member of the Department of Diversity & Community Studies. Our mission is to broaden women's and men's knowledge of gender dynamics, globally and historically, with an emphasis on issues central to women's lives.
Through an interdisciplinary classroom experience, community outreach, and special events, the Gender & Women's Studies Program advances understanding of the social and cultural institutions and practices that affect us.
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Gender & Women Studies program requires the following:
Please refer to the Graduate School website for information regarding the International Student Admission Application Process.
The Gender & Women's Studies Graduate Certificate requires 6 hours of core courses + 9 hours of electives, for a minimum of 15 hours. Those wishing to teach at the college level are encouraged to complete at least 18 hours.
*Only 6 hours may be taken in the student's primary discipline.
*Faculty and students may make recommendations to include other courses at any time. All new courses are reviewed by the curriculum committee. Students should check with the Women's Studies Office for updated list electives.
For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.
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