24 months
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31460 USD/year
31460 USD/year
11100 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts program in Women's Studies at The University of Alabama is an interdisciplinary program working cooperatively with other departments to provide knowledge of the cultural history and status of women and to conduct research on the forces which shape women’s role in society.

Overview

Key Features

The University of Alabama Master of Arts in Women’s Studies is a thirty (30) credit hour degree program which focuses on feminist research. The program emphasizes interdisciplinary and cross-cultural methodology, as well as analytical and theoretical perspectives on women. Students can specialize in feminist theory, the culture of southern women, women in the civil rights movement, or other areas of feminist and interdisciplinary research.

  • Plan I (thesis plan) requires at least 30 hours of coursework (including 9 hours of core courses, 15 hours of elective courses, and 6 hours of thesis research), and a thesis.
  • Plan II (comprehensive exam) requires 30 hours of coursework (including 9 hours of core courses, 21 hours of elective courses), and a comprehensive exam.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Feminist Theory: Women in Contemporary Society
  • Issues and Problems in Women’s Studies Research
  • Gender, Race, and Class: Cross-Cultural Approaches
  • Thesis Research
  • Independent Study in Women’s Studies
  • Seminar in Teaching Women’s Studies
  • Special Topics (i.e., Women and Utopia, Feminisms on Film etc.)
  • Women and Work
  • Women’s Studies Practicum
  • Feminist Theory: Major Texts
  • Seminar in Women’s Studies
  • Women in America
  • Women and Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admission.

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application form
  • Application fee payment
  • Statement of purpose
  • Unofficial admission scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT or MCAT; if required by the department)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Language scores (non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31460 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31460 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11100 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tuscaloosa

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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