Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies

At TWU's Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies, our goal is to provide each of our students with a transdisciplinary, transgressive and transformative education taught by a nationally recognized faculty.

As the largest public university primarily for women in the U.S. with one of the top 10 most diverse student populations in the nation, our department offers a multicultural curriculum that focuses on feminist and womanist scholarship on behalf of human rights and social justice.

Why Study Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies?

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Nationally Recognized Faculty

  • Our award-winning faculty represent a broad range of interests, backgrounds and research subjects concentrating on gender, multiculturalism, history, spirituality, social justice and education.
  • Our graduate student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1, therefore creating a small classroom for our students to engage in discussion, dialogue and an immersive learning experience.

Accomplished Alumni

  • From community development and activism, to legal work and executive leadership, our talented graduates have helped educate, encourage and empower their communities and professional organizations.

Our Academic Programs

Learn more about our minor in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies

Details about our Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies graduate certificate, master’s and doctoral programs

Career Outlook

Our graduates meet the growing regional, national and international needs for both higher education professionals and leaders of nongovernmental, social service, health care, law and research agencies that address a broad range of social justice issues.

Visit our Career Resources page for more information about volunteer, internship and career opportunities for Multicultural Womens and Gender Studies students.

Event speakers

MWGS and WSGSA co-host 'Sex, Love and Reproductive Justice'

The TWU Department of Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies, Women's Studies Graduate Student Association (WSGSA), Department of Health Studies, Campus Alliance for Resource Education (CARE) and Office for Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach co-hosted "Sex, Love and Reproductive Justice" on Feb. 14, 2018. The panel discussed consent, choice, safe sex and other reproductive justice issues. View event slideshow>>

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Page last updated 4:04 PM, February 19, 2018