Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies
The Department of Women and Gender Studies offers a Master of Arts degree. The program focuses on women, gender, and feminism in transnational and multicultural contexts, preparing students to engage critically with analytical categories such as gender, race, sexuality, nation, class, labor, and able-bodiedness. Students study how bodies, families, communities, and nations are gendered in specific cultural and historical locations and investigate connections to their own lives, roles, and contributions.Learn More about Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies
Financing your MA Degree
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Current M.A. Students
Find information on the suggested timeline for completing your Master of Arts as well as information about graduation.
Advancement to Candidacy
The Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) is filed after the student has completed a minimum of 12 units, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and before completing 27 units of work applicable to the M.A. degree. Once the ATC form is approved, the student is advanced to candidacy. Further information may also be found at the Division of Graduate Studies website.
M.A. Culminating Projects
Student theses and creative projects from 1971 to present
Graduate Career Options
Career options for the master of arts in Women and Gender Studies.