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WGSS | Graduate Certificate

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  • Women's, Gender / Sexuality St
    202-885-2981
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    Mary Graydon, Room 327

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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Graduate Certificate)

Offered by the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, College of Arts and Sciences.

Admission to the Program

Open to students enrolled in graduate degree programs, or with a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Certificate Requirements

  • 12 credit hours of approved coursework with at least 6 credit hours at the 600-level or above, with grades of B or better. Grades of B- or lower in this certificate program's courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 9 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit.

Course Requirements

Required

Additional Courses

Note: Consult the program director for approved courses offered by departments across the university.