Women's and gender studies

Women's and gender studies

This interdisciplinary major is designed to provide up-to-date knowledge about women and gender in comparative, transnational, historical, and global perspectives. Students in this major also select a concentration within the major in one of the following areas: Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and History; Sexuality and Conflict/Violence; Gender and Arts and Humanities; or Gender Applied: Health, Urban, and Public Policy. Graduates find career options in both the private and public sector.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in women's and gender studies pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of education, diversity and intercultural communication.

Alumni work at:

  • Teach For America
  • Mercy Education Project
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Law Firms
  • Alaska Center for the Environment
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • International Republican Institute

Alumni work as:

  • Early Intervention Specialists
  • Health Educators
  • Attorneys
  • Events Coordinators
  • Content Writers
  • Crisis and Community Outreach Managers
  • Professors

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