Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies
The graduate certificate will offer you credible,
measureable expertise in the field of Women’s and Gender Studies, giving you
the competitive edge you need to advance in your specialized career.
The graduate certificate may be for you if you are a:
student or master’s student considering a PhD level program
student who can receive credit in cross-education courses in sociology,
psychology, history, political science, criminal justice, anthropology, archaeology
seeking student who would like to experience WGS graduate classes before
deciding on a graduate program
school teacher who would like training in this vital field
professional who would like to acquire credentials in Women's and Gender
Women's and Gender Studies requirements
This program requires 15 credit hours. Courses can be
completed in any order, although it is recommended that you take WST 600 as
early as possible.
Because of the interdisciplinary, well-rounded nature of
Women's and Gender Studies, no more than six credit hours (two courses) can be
taken in a single discipline. Only one 400 level course can be used toward the completion
of the certificate.
For the most up-to-date program requirements, visit the academic catalog.
How to apply
- Complete the online Graduate College application, pay the application fee.
- Call 928-523-3300 or e-mail us for additional information.
Be aware that some courses required for our graduate
certificate may have prerequisites, courses which must be taken before another
course. Check all course descriptions to find out.
Be sure to declare your Women's and Gender Studies graduate
certificate before completing 3 hours of the requirements. We encourage you to
consult with someone in our program every semester to ensure that your course
of study is ideal for you.
Learn more of the types of courses you might take in this program.