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We recognize that choosing a graduate program is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. You want to select a learning environment that helps you develop new skills and knowledge yet simultaneously provides the types of support that are crucial to your success. The program you select should also help you achieve your long-term professional and personal goals. Here are some of the many reasons why our program might be right for you:
  • Nona McCalebOur classes are small in size, thereby encouraging discussion, dialogue, and engaged learning.

  • We value diversity and promote respect for diversity in all our courses and programming.

  • Our course offerings accommodate students who work part- or full-time.

  • Faculty members represent a broad range of interests and backgrounds and share a commitment to high-quality education.

  • Our self-directed, flexible degree plan enables you to take charge of your learning.

  • Deepti SihotaStudents may receive academic credit for internships.

  • We offer courses throughout the year, including fall, spring, and summer sessions.

  • Our course offerings include multiple formats such as traditional face-to-face courses and those
    offered either partially or
    wholly online.

  • You may complete the degree at your own pace, taking into consideration other factors such as family and employment.

  • TJ GeigerOur students may be eligible for scholarships through the Department of Women's Studies or scholarships through the university.

  • We promote the type of high-quality writing, research, and communication skills that are fundamental to success in future academic and professional endeavors.

  • Our degree plan enables students to transfer up to 6 credit hours from another accredited institution or program.

  • Students have easy access to The Woman's Collection in the Blagg-Huey Library, the largest university depository for research material about women in the South and Southwest and one of the three best collections of its kind in the U.S.

  • Our students are regularly recognized as outstanding among TWU students.

  • Students in our program have the opportunity to present their research at local, regional, and national conferences.

  • Our out-of-state students may be eligible for in-state tuition rates if they receive a university scholarship of at least $1,000 or a full graduate assistantship. 

  • TWU offers the only M.A. in Women's Studies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area.


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One of the most diverse universities in the nation, TWU offers the only M.A. in Women's Studies in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex region.  Our classes are small in size, thereby encouraging discussion, dialogue, and engaged learning. More about “Reasons to Choose Our Graduate Program”...

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Read American Association of University Professors article titled
"Why STEM Students Need Gender Studies": 
http://www.aaup.org/article/why-stem-students-need-gender-studies#.U4Yhjyj3FTI

Read Ms. Magazine's article from Women's Studies alumni, Tara Conley, titled "The Pinterest Problem"

Read Ms. Magazine's newsflash on our new Ph.D. in Women's Studies!

Ms. Magazine's "2009 Guide to Women's Studies"

"Transform The World" - What can you do with a degree in women's studies," Ms. Magazine

"The Evolution of American Women's Studies," www.insidehighered.com