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 P.B. Certificate in Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies

Program Contact

Agatha Beins, PhD

Application Deadlines

No deadline - rolling

How to Apply

Students entering TWU only for the Graduate Certificate in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies should:

  1. Apply for admission to the TWU Graduate School.
  2. Submit a statement of purpose (500-700 words) to, describing the relationship of the Graduate Certificate to the student's intellectual and professional goals.

Students already admitted to another graduate program at TWU should:

  1. Submit a letter requesting admission and a statement of purpose (500-700 words) to,  describing the relationship of the Certificate to their intellectual and professional goals.

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 and Upcoming Course Descriptions. For more information about our Graduate Certificate Program, please contact Agatha Beins, PhD, at or 940-898-2119.

Page last updated 9:46 AM, January 20, 2023