Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies
The Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies requires 18 hours of course credit. The certificate program is designed for individuals who have an undergraduate degree in women’s studies or related fields. Please consult the program director for information on course requirements.
- Provides an education dimension for working professionals in many fields.
- Offers an interdisciplinary perspective.
- Supports critical research which takes into account various beliefs about gender, race, class, and sexuality.
Gainful Employment Program Disclosure:
- Student pursuing the graduate certificate in Women’s Studies are eligible for federal financial aid providing they takes at least 4.5 hours (1/2 time enrollment) in a semester.
- Under the Code of Federal Regulations 668.6B, the following information is provided to prospective students seeking only the certificate (not simultaneously with a degree) to help them make informed decisions about this program, which does not lead to a degree. NOTE: Standard Occupational Classification (“SOC”) codes are issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. The SOC is linked to the occupational profile on O*NET, the nation’s primary source of occupational information.
|Intended Occupation for Certificate Holders||Standard Occupation Code|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||25-1062|
Cost of books and supplies (estimate): $250
Standard Time to Completion: 2-3 semesters (12 months to 1.5 years)
Information about Students who have Completed the Certificate-Only Program in the Most Recent Full Year (December 2010-August 2011):
NOTE: On-Time Completion Rate is the percentage of students who graduated between December 2010-August 2011, who completed this program in the normal completion time.
- Number of certificate-only students enrolled: none
- Number of certificate-only students completing: NA
- On-Time Completion Rate: NA
- Job Placement Rate: NA
- Median Loan Debt: NA
Certificate Application Essentials
How to apply:
- Prospective certificate-only students should apply for admission to Marshall University as a Certificate/Professional Development student and select the Women’s Studies Certificate on the application form.
- Applicants should follow the admissions process described in the Graduate Catalog, or at the Graduate Admissions website.
Students already enrolled in the History or Humanities master’s program who wish to earn the certificate simultaneously can apply easily by submitting a Secondary Program Request form.
Deadline for Application: December 1 (Spring semester); August 1 (Fall Semester); May 1 (Summer)