Women's & Gender Studies

This interdisciplinary major is designed to provide current knowledge about women and gender in comparative, transnational, historical and global perspectives. Students also select one of the following concentrations within the major: 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 sectors.

What can I do with Women's and Gender Studies?

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


Event Coordinators

Content Writers

Crisis and Community Outreach Managers