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Women’s and Gender Studies Program

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Our exciting, interdisciplinary major will help you examine gender and its intersections with race, class and other important categories of identity. 

What Can You Do with a Degree in Women's and Gender Studies?

Our students go on to pursue careers in fields like healthcare, law, journalism, business and more. A degree in WGST is particularly attractive to employers because it prepares you to work in an increasingly globalizing and diversifying world. In addition to our undergraduate degree, you can also pursue a minor or cognate.