Graduate CertificatePage address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/women/graduate/certificate.html
The Gender & Women's Studies graduate certificate is available to those currently pursuing a graduate degree or who already have a graduate degree. The program is also intended for post-baccalaureate working professionals. Students seeking a graduate certificate must possess a bachelor's degree. Previous course work in Gender & Women's Studies is preferred but not required.
The Graduate Certificate in Gender & Women's Studies offers students learning opportunities in the following areas:
- Theory that connects race, class, gender sexuality, and other identity categories.
- Knowledge of the strategies and tactics the feminist movement has employed to create social change.
- Communication skills, both oral and written.
- Historical and philosophical dimensions of gender & women's studies as a movement and a discipline.
The certificate program requires that students maintain a B average and complete 9 credits of 600-level courses in Gender & Women’s Studies plus one 3-credit elective course at the 500 or 600 level.