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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

University at Albany

M.A.
12 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

Develop the skills you need to become an agent for positive social change and an effective advocate for marginalized people across gender, race, class, sexuality, and nationality differences with the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies program of University at Albany.

Overview

In the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies program of University at Albany, you examine how gender at the intersections of race, ethnicity, economic status, and sexual identity impacts and is impacted by different political, social, and cultural systems.

For your final project, you complete original research that aims to connect feminist theory with actionable community engagement.

Program of Study

The curriculum provides a strong foundation in feminist theories and perspectives on topics such as reproductive rights and motherhood, sexual harassment and assault, racism and sexism in public policy, and the politics of oppression in different nations. 

The program emphasizes the value of diversity and inclusion and investigates issues of racial injustice, trans-nationalism, and globalism alongside historic and current topics in women's studies and theories of gender and sexual identity.

Career Paths

This master's program will prepare you to pursue advanced degrees and careers in law, social welfare, public administration, teaching, and public health. 

Common alumni employers include LBGTQ community centers, counseling centers, violence survivor support organizations, rape crisis centers, public health clinics, and women's shelters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Orientation in Women’s Studies
  • Feminist Theory
  • Research Seminar in Women’s Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts of all schools attended
  • 3 recommendations
  • Statement of Goals
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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