Graduate Certificate in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies

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Our post-baccalaureate graduate certificate in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies offers a unique opportunity for TWU graduate students and individuals and professionals in our community to acquire expertise in transdisciplinary women’s and gender studies scholarship.

Students and individuals interested in our graduate certificate program will gain:

  • An enhanced ability to engage critically and holistically with multicultural feminist and womanist theories concerning social inequalities, gender constructs and the diversity of women’s lives
  • Advanced research skills in the field of womens and gender studies and effective academic writing skills
  • Preparation for responsible leadership within the community, academics, social services or the professional career of your choice

Admission Requirements

Admission to the TWU Graduate School

When you apply to the TWU Graduate School, we will evaluate your academic achievement and preparation, as well as your standardized test scores if required. All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admissions to the TWU Graduate School. In addition, most graduate programs have additional admission requirements that must be completed. These requirements can be found on each graduate program website. After acceptance, you will need to begin your program within one year, unless a deferral has been approved by the program.

Check out the links below for specific admissions information:

Course Requirements

Completion of our certificate requires a minimum of 18 hours of coursework at the 5000 level that’s selected in consultation with our graduate certificate advisor. Students must also maintain a 2.7 GPA or better.

For full course listings and requirements, please view our Graduate Catalog. Our Upcoming Courses page includes additional information about available courses and instructors.

For more information about our Graduate Certificate Program, please contact Mark Kessler, Ph.D., at or 940-898-2112.

U.S. Department of Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about our U.S. Department of Gainful Employment Disclosure in women’s studies, visit TWU’s Registrar page.

Page last updated 3:55 PM, July 18, 2019