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.
- 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Rolling admission.
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- 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)
International31460 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31460 USD per year during 24 months.
National31460 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31460 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State11100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11100 USD per year during 24 months.
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