Women & Gender Studies Programs

U.S. Ph.D. Programs

Arizona State University, Tempe: Ph.D. in Women & Gender Studies
California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco: Ph.D. in Women's Spirituality
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA: Ph.D. and M.A. in Women's Studies in Religion
Emory University, Atlanta, GA: Ph.D. in Women's Studies
Indiana University, Bloomington: Ph.D. in Gender Studies
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ: Ph.D. in Women's Studies
Texas Woman's University, Denton: Ph.D. and M.A. in Women's Studies
University of Arizona, Tuscon: Ph.D., M.A., and certificate in Gender & Women's Studies
University of California, Los Angeles: Ph.D. and M.A. in Women's Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara: Ph.D. and M.A. in Feminist Studies; optional emphasis in Global and International Studies
University of Kansas, Lawrence: Ph.D. in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies; students must also choose a concentration in another discipline
University of Kentucky, Lexington: Ph.D. in Gender & Women's Studies
University of Maryland, College Park: Ph.D. in Women's Studies
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: No stand-alone Ph.D. program; offers joint Ph.D. programs in Women's Studies & English, History, Psychology, and Sociology (not accepting applications to Sociology programs)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis: Ph.D. in Women's Studies
Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, WA: Offers many concentrations for a Ph.D. in Women's Studies

International Ph.D. Programs

Josai International University: M.A. in Women's Studies
London School of Economics and Political Science, Gender Institute, England: Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Gender Studies
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia: Ph.D. and M.A. in Women's Studies
The Netherlands Research School of Women's Studies (NOV): Ph.D. in Women's Studies at six Dutch universities
University of Auckland, New Zealand: M.A. and Ph.D. in Women's Studies are offered
York University, Ontario, Canada: Ph.D. and M.A. in Women Studies
University of York, York, England: D.Phil, M.A., and M.Phil programs in Women's Studies

Programs Offering Joint M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA: Graduate students can earn a joint M.A. between the Women's Studies Program and 10 different Ph.D. programs
University of California, Davis: Ph.D. and M.A. program in Cultural Studies with a concentration in Women and Gender Studies
University of Cincinnati, OH: J.D./M.A. Joint Degree in Law and Women's Studies, M.A. in Women's Studies, and graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI: Interdepartmental Ph.D. programs in Women's Studies and Psychology, Women's Studies and English, and Women's Studies and History; a graduate certificate is also offered

Master's Programs

Brandeis University, Waltham/Boston, MA: M.A. in Women's & Gender Studies
Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA: Interdisciplinary M.A. program in Applied Women's Studies
DePaul University, Chicago, IL: M.A in Women's & Gender Studies
Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA: M.A. in Africana Women's Studies
Drew University, Madison, NJ: M.A. or Ph.D. in History with concentration of History of Gender & Sexuality
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI: Master of Liberal Studies in Women's Studies; an interdisciplinary degree administered by the Women's Studies director
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL: M.A. and graduate certificate in Women's Studies
George Washington University, Washington, DC: M.A. in Women's Studies, M.A. in Public Policy with a concentration in Women's Studies
Georgia State University, Institute for Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Atlanta: M.A. in Women's Studies; also offers graduate certificate
Loyola University, Chicago, IL: M.A. in Women's Studies, and a three-course graduate certificate; Mary Griffin Graduate Scholarship in WST available to one full-time graduate student in the program
Mankato State University, Mankato, MN: M.S. in Women's Studies
New School of Social Research, New York City: Graduate certificate for Gender & Sexuality Studies
Ohio State University, Columbus: Ph.D. and M.A. in Women's Studies
Oregon State University, Corvallis: M.A. in Women's Studies
Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL: M.A. in Women's Studies
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ: M.A. in Women's Studies
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA: M.A. in Women's Studies
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA: M.A. in Women's Studies
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY: M.A. in Women's History
Simmons College, Boston, MA: Interdisciplinary M.A. program in Gender/Cultural Studies
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven: M.A. in Women's Studies and graduate certificate in Women's Studies
State University of New York, Albany: M.A. in Women's Studies
Texas Women's University, TX: M.A. in Women's Studies
Towson University, Towson, MD: M.S. in Women's & Gender Studies with concentrations in Women, Health & Sexuality, Women in International Context, and Women, Leadership & Social Change
United Theological Seminary, New Brighton, MN: M.A. in Women's Studies
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa: M.A. in Women's Studies
University of Arizona, Tucson: M.A. in Women's Studies
University of Illinois, Springfield: Self-designed, interdisciplinary M.A. in Women's Studies
University of North Carolina, Greensboro: M.A. in Women's & Gender Studies
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls: M.A. in Women's Studies
University of South Florida, Tampa: M.A. in Women's Studies
University of Texas, Austin: M.A. in Women's and Gender Studies
University of Wisconsin system: M.A. in Gender & Women Studies
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee: M.A. in Women's Studies; combined M.A. in Women's Studies with a Master of Library and Information Science, or a Master of Social Work

International

Massey University, New Zealand: M.A. and Ph.D. in Women Studies by thesis only
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada: M.A. in Women's Studies
Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: M.A. in Women's Studies offered jointly by Dalhousie, Mount Saint Vincent, and Saint Mary's universities
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada » M.A. in Women's Studies
Trinity College at University of Dublin, Ireland: The Centre for Women's Studies offers the M.Phil in Women's Studies; also welcomes applications from those wishing to do the M.Litt. and Ph.D. degrees, which are by research alone
University of Nijmegen, Netherlands: M.A. degree packages; three M.A. specializations can be attended: Gender and Women's History, Women's Studies Philosophy, and Feminist Theology; also has an annual postgraduate seminar for Ph.D. candidates in Women's Studies
University of Ottawa, Canada: Collaborative program in Women's Studies at the Master's level
University of Toronto, Canada: Graduate collaborative program in Women's Studies, M.A. & Ph.D.
University of York, York, England: Stand-alone M.A. in Women's Studies; also offers M.A. in Women's Studies by Research and an M.Sc. in Women, Development and Administration.

U.S. Programs Offering Certificates, Concentrations, Minors

American University, Washington, DC: Graduate students can combine the study of women's and gender issues with core courses in a traditional discipline to earn an M.A. or Ph.D.
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
California Institute of Integral Studies: M.A. or Ph.D. in Philosophy & Religion with a concentration in Women's Spirituality
Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA: Concentration of Africana Women's Studies in DAH (Humanities)
Columbia University, New York City: Interdisciplinary graduate courses in feminist inquiry, and a range of activities bearing on feminist scholarship and teaching
Concordia University's Simone de Beauvoir Institute of Women's Studies: Certificate and specialization programs at the bachelor's or undergraduate level
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Graduate minor in Women's Studies
DePaul University, Chicago, IL: Concentration through the M.A. in Liberal Studies and M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies programs and a non-degree certificate
Dominican University of California: M.A. Humanities focus in Women's Studies
Duke University, Durham, NC: Certificate program in Women's Studies for students pursuing Ph.D. and M.A. degrees
Eastern Michigan University, Ysplanti, MI: Certificate in Women's & Gender Studies
Emory University, Atlanta, GA: Graduate certificate for students also on other Ph.D. tracks
Georgia State University, Institute for Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Atlanta, GA: Graduate certificate
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: No graduate degrees in Women's Studies, but there are women's course-related degree programs and professional schools
Illinois State University, Normal, IL: Graduate certificate
Indiana University, Bloomington: Minor in Women's Studies for the Ph.D.
Indiana State University, Terra Haute: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
Kansas State University: Graduate certificate in WST for students in M.A., M.S., Ph.D. and professional programs
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA: Offers Graduate Certificate for students in related fields of study
Michigan State University, East Lansing: Graduate specialization in Gender, Justice, & Environmental Change; interdisciplinary  graduate specialization in Women & Gender Studies
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro: Graduate certificate in Women's & Gender Studies
New York University, New York City: M.A. concentration in Women's History
Northeastern University, Boston, MA: Certificate for students already enrolled in graduate programs
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff: Graduate certificate for those already enrolled in a master's program
Northern Illinois University: Certificates in LGBT Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, and Law & Women's & Gender Studies
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL: Concentration or certificate of Women's & Gender Studies
Ohio University, Athens: Graduate certificate for students enrolled in M.A. and Ph.D. programs
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA: An Emphasis in Women's Studies for M.A. in Applied Sociology degree
Oregon State University, Corvallis: M.A. and graduate minor
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA: Minor in Women's Studies for M.A. and Ph.D. programs
University of Oregon, Eugene: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ: Certificates for students enrolled in graduate programs
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: Radcliffe grants four units of course credit for each Graduate Consortium seminar; this credit may be used toward a degree elsewhere at the discretion of the institution granting the degree
Saint Louis University, MO: Graduate minor in Women's & Gender Studies
San Diego State, San Diego, CA: General and advanced certificates for individuals and graduate students interested in WGS
State University of New York at Buffalo: M.A. and Ph.D. in Global Gender Studies
State University of New York at Empire State: Certificate in Women's & Gender Studies
State University of New York at Stony Brook: Certificate in Women's & Gender Studies
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY: Certificate of Advanced Studies for students on M.A. and Ph.D tracks
Texas Tech University, Lubbock: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Akron, Ohio: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of California, Berkeley: Designated emphasis program on Women, Gender, and Sexuality for Ph.D.
University of California at Davis: Ph.D. in History with a concentration in Cross-Cultural Women's History.
University of California, Irvine: Graduate emphasis in Feminist Studies awarded in conjunction with the Ph.D. or M.F.A. degree
University of California, Santa Barbara: Graduate emphasis in Women's Studies in a Ph.D. degree
University of California, Santa Cruz: PhD. for Feminist Studies, and a concentration in Feminist Studies for students enrolled in the PhD. program
University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg: Graduate certificate that can be a stand-alone track, or a supplement for students in other graduate programs
University of Chicago Center for Gender Studies, IL: Certificate in Gender & Sexuality Studies for students in Ph.D. program
University of Colorado Boulder: Certificate for those already enrolled in graduate programs
University of Connecticut, Storrs: Graduate certificate in feminist studies
University of Delaware, Newark: Graduate certificate in Women & Gender Studies
University of Georgia, Athens: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Hawaii at Manoa: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Kansas, Lawrence: Graduate certificate
University of Louisville, KY: M.A in Women's & Gender Studies, a dual degree M.A./M.S.W (Master's of Social Work), and graduate certificate in WGS
University of Maine: Interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore: Post-Bac certificate for students already in graduate programs
University of Maryland College Park: Graduate certificate to students already in graduate programs
University of Massachusetts, Amherst: Graduate certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies
University of Massachusetts, Boston: Graduate certificate in Women in Politics and Government
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: Graduate certificates in Women's Studies and in LGBTQ Studies for students already in graduate programs
University of Missouri, St. Louis: Interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies for those already in graduate programs
University of New York: Graduate School and University Center Graduate certificate in Women's Studies for Ph.D. programs
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Graduate minor in Women's & Gender Studies
University of North Carolina, Greensboro: Interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of North Texas, Denton: M.A. and M.S. with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Oklahoma, Norman: Graduate certificate
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh, PA: M.A. certificate and Ph.D. certificate in Women's Studies
University of South Carolina, Columbia: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Texas, Austin: Concentration in Women's Studies leads to a graduate portfolio in a specialization area of choice
University of Washington, Seattle: Pathway to Interdisciplinary PhD. for Philosophy
University of Wisconsin, Madison: Graduate certificate and Ph.D. minor in Women's Studies
University of South Florida: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies
University of Southern California: Graduate certificate in Women's Studies in conjunction with other degrees
West Virginia University, Morgantown: Certificate in Women's & Gender Studies
Wright State University, Dayton, OH: Graduate certificate for students already in graduate programs

Department Contact Info

Location

Sturges Hall (temporary location)
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015

Department Contacts

Co-Chair: Randolph Quaye
740-368-3833 | rkquaye@owu.edu

Co-Chair: Richelle D. Schrock
Slocum Hall 335
740-368-3871 | rdschroc@owu.edu

Academic Assistant: Wendi Kay
740-368-3982 | wwkay@owu.edu