Applied Gender Studies, M.A. | Claremont Graduate University (CGU) | Claremont, United States
18 months
1980 USD/credit 47520 USD/year
1980 USD/credit 47520 USD/year
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Applied Gender Studies from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) gives you the opportunity to use knowledge in gender issues as a vital force for change in today’s world.


About this Degree

Situated at the intersection of gender, culture, and history, Claremont Graduate University (CGU)’s MA in Applied Gender Studies explores today’s pertinent women’s and gender issues through creative, hands-on practice in order to advance modern society. Applied Gender Studies graduates pursue leadership roles shaping policy and creating positive, lasting impact, domestically and globally. Flexibility is built into the program, offering numerous ways to customize a specialized course of study.

At the heart of the Applied Gender Studies program from Claremont Graduate University is an internship that allows you to positively impact your community even before graduation, with real-world experience at organizations supporting and empowering women across the globe. The internship takes you out of the classroom and into the world to solve problems in critical settings like schools, community organizations, women’s centers, prisons, and shelters. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Feminist Theory
  • Applied Feminist Applications
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Applicants who feel that their Grade Point Averages do not adequately represent their ability to succeed in a graduate program may find it helpful to submit GRE scores for consideration.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • $80 Application fee
  • Official transcripts (undergraduate/graduate)
  • Resume
  • English proficiency exam (international applicants only)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Financial Statement or Proof
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1980 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    47520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1980 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Claremont

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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