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Graduate Certificate

While the department of Women’s and Gender Studies does not currently have a program leading to a Master’s or Ph.D, the department does offer a Graduate Certificate.

Students who are admitted to a UO graduate program may earn a WGS Graduate Certificate as an enhancement to a graduate degree in another discipline. For more information see the Graduate School  website or contact the Graduate School directly.

Graduate Certificate Program in WGS – Information

Requirements 24 credits
WGS Core courses 12-16
Graduate courses offered in other departments 8-12
  • No more than 8 credits may be taken pass/no pass without specific approval.
  • No more than 4 credits of Reading & Conference (WGS 605) and Practicum (WGS 609) can be applied the certificate.
  • Graduate students enrolled in the WGS Graduate Certificate Program will be given preference for teaching assignments.

Applicants should arrange an appointment with the Department Head.


For applications and worksheets, please see the Forms & Applications page.