May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

The Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate provides an opportunity for graduate students and other professionals to gain a more inclusive knowledge of women and gender issues in society, including feminist studies. Feminist scholarship enhances any educational and professional background, including areas of social or health services that serve women, as well as any national/international based profession in today’s diverse society. Students will investigate theories pertaining to the roles of gender, race, class and sexuality within various cultural systems.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Twelve (12) Credit Hours with a grade of “B” or higher. 
Complete the following required course (3 Credit Hours):

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.