Certificate in Women’s Studies

The Women’s Studies Program offers a 12-credit graduate certificate in Women’s Studies that can be pursued as a complement to any graduate or professional degree program, or by non-degree graduate students. As an interdisciplinary program of designated graduate courses across much of the curriculum, the Graduate Certificate enables students to develop a specialty or subspecialty in gender analysis. Students interested in pursuing the Graduate Certificate should make an appointment to see the Program Director at some point by the end of their first semester.

Graduate Certificate Requirements: 12 Credit Hours
Core Course (WMS 7000 or equivalent): 3
Approved Women's Studies Electives* (3 courses): 9

*Electives must be from at least two different departments or disciplinary concentrations and include at least one course from the category of International or Multicultural Studies.

Women's Studies Graduate Certificate Check Sheet (PDF)