Women and Gender Studies (BA)
Accelerated Program

Through coursework and scholarly research, students in the women and gender studies program gain critical knowledge and a deeper understanding of feminist theory and practice. Students are offered the opportunity to challenge conventional wisdom about gender and explore new ways of viewing the world through the study of:

  • culture
  • economics
  • film
  • history
  • literature
  • politics
  • science

Degree Offered

Women and Gender Studies (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of

Tempe, Online

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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Financial Aid
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

Career Outlook

The women and gender studies degree program prepares students for many different career opportunities upon graduation. Graduates of the program are also well prepared for graduate and law school and have been admitted to prestigious programs.

Our graduates obtain careers in a wide array of fields, including:

  • consulting
  • counseling
  • education
  • government
  • health care
  • law
  • nonprofit
  • women's advocacy

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 16.4%$33,120
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 13.2%$41,570
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 10.5%$72,230
Human Resources Managers9.1%$110,120
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 10.4%$60,670
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 10.4%$111,280
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 10%$64,480
Social and Community Service Managers 18%$64,100

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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