12 months
31530 USD/year
31530 USD/year
22568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Women's and Gender Studies program at University of North Texas focuses on the diverse, complex gender issues that people face worldwide, exploring how intersections of race, class, ethnicity and sexuality impact their daily lives.


The Women's and Gender Studies Program at University of North Texas offers students the opportunity to pursue a Master's degree in Women's & Gender Studies. Students take approved courses from an array offered both in the program itself and in other departments. This degree prepares graduates for work in non-governmental and non-profit organizations in both domestic and international contexts.

Our program facilitates students' interactions with more than 40 members of the Women's and Gender Studies affiliated faculty, expanding understandings of gender differences, cultural diversity, and social changes while strengthening critical thinking and communication skills.

Master's alums now work in a variety of capacities including:

  • Executive Assistant to the Director of the Texas Equal Access (TEA) Fund
  • Legal Assistant and Case Management Coordinator at Human Rights Initiative of North Texas
  • Global Citizenship Fellow at UNICEF Dallas

Programme Structure


  • Feminist & Womanist Theory
  • Gender & Globalization
  • Feminist Methods & Methodologies
  • Social Movements and Protests
  • Women's/Emotional Health
  • Globalization, Conflict, and Resistence
  • Political Transofrmation, Human Rights, and Gender Politics in the Middle East

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to apply early to secure your place in our graduate program. We have rolling admissions.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants typically have a 3.0 GPA or higher on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours from their bachelor's degree.
  • An application letter that includes a statement in which you address your purpose in pursuing graduate study in the Women's & Gender Studies Program at UNT. 
  • A current vita or resume
  • Two signed letters of recommendation
  • A scholarly writing sample from an upper-level undergraduate course or an honor's thesis. The writing sample should demonstrate your proficiency at conducting and reporting research.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22568 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Denton

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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