Women's and Gender Studies, Certificate


Applicants will need to submit a completed application together with official transcripts; a CV or resumé; two letters of recommendation; a Statement of Intent explaining their interest in Women’s and Gender Studies and how it relates to their future plans; and a sample of your own scholarly writing, preferably on a Women’s and Gender Studies topic. For more information, contact the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.

Certificate Requirements (18 Hours)

Required Courses (9 Hours)

Course Title Credits
WGST 701Feminist Theories and Epistemologies3
WGST 797Seminar in Women's Studies3
WGST or cross-listed course3
Total Credit Hours9

Electives (9 Hours)

Each student must take at least 9 credits in advisor-approved elective courses.

Note: Courses taken as part of another graduate degree program may, if appropriate, be applied also to the certificate program. The Certificate of Graduate Study in Women’s and Gender Studies is awarded upon completion of the student’s approved program of courses.

For more information, contact the women’s studies graduate director at 803-777-4007.