Graduate Career Options

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