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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate

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This program is offered fully online. (correction - this is not offered fully online)

Curriculum Code: XWS


The Women’s 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.

Course Location/Delivery


Admissions Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


Requirements of this Certificate (12 Credit Hours)

12 credit hours with a grade of B or higher. Three (3) credit hours of coursework are required:

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Select nine(9) credit hours of elective coursework from the list below, or consult with the certificate program advisor about current course offerings that may apply as electives. Up to 3 credit hours from the student’s graduate discipline may be applied


Time Limit

2 years

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

The certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


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