Career Options for the Major and Minor

  • Administrator of Nonprofit Women’s Groups
  • Administrator of Women’s Health Clinic
  • Advocate for Women and Gender Issues
  • Affirmative Action Officer, Government, Business and Industry, Educational Institutions
  • Career Counselor for Women
  • Community Organizer/Outreach Consultant
  • Coordinator of Re-entry or Adult Education Programs
  • Coordinator of Women's Programs in Government and Business
  • Counselor, Social Services for Women
  • Criminal Justice Advocate for Women
  • Director of Women's Center
  • Editor/Writer
  • Educator
  • Health-care Provider
  • Lawyer
  • Lobbyist for Women’s Issues
  • Media Analyst
  • Policy Analyst on Women and Gender Issues
  • Researcher on Women's Projects
  • Union Organizer

Careers Options for the M.A.

The M.A. in Women and Gender Studies provides a base of knowledge for students wishing to pursue doctoral work on women, gender and feminism in the humanities, social sciences and interdisciplinary fields such as Cultural Studies, American Studies, Global Studies and Ethnic Studies. The program also provides a foundation for future graduate work in professional degree programs such as Education, Social Work, Law, Public Administration and Public Health. The M.A. enhances students’ abilities to participate professionally in a range of organizations and businesses in the public and private sector, particularly those addressing issues concerning gender, race, citizenship, equity and justice.

  • Advocacy
  • Activism
  • Counseling
  • Community Work
  • Consultancy
  • Editing
  • Health Care
  • Nongovernmental Organization Administration
  • Publishing
  • Political Organizing
  • Research
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Writing