24 months
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Women's Studies program at University of Florida is administered by the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research. This interdisciplinary forum for graduate studies offers both a Thesis and a Non-Thesis M.A., as well as a two certificates. The Center also offers a regular colloquium series, frequently sponsors speakers, and distributes a newsletter each fall and spring.


The Center offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) thesis degree option, which requires the completion and defense of a thesis (30 credit hours), and the Master of Arts non-thesis degree option, which requires completion and defense of a project or paper (30 credit hours). All Master’s students take a core curriculum of 9 graduate credits (3 courses). For the thesis M.A., the remaining 21 hours consist of 15 credits of approved electives and 6 thesis credits. For the non-thesis M.A., 21 credits of approved electives are required.

Key facts:

University of Florida offers a number of Bachelor’s/Master’s programs for superior students. The university created combined degree programs to provide academically talented students an opportunity to complete both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in a shorter period of time. 

The Women’s Studies program allows you to double-count graduate courses toward both degrees, thus reducing the time it would normally take to graduate by a semester or more. The combined-degree program reduces the cost of both degrees and enhances your marketability for career advancement.

Graduate courses in women’s studies are also available from the following academic units or programs:

  • Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Counselor Education
  • English
  • History
  • Journalism and Communication
  • Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Medicine
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Teaching and Learning

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Proseminar in Women's Studies
  • Ecofeminism
  • Advanced Feminist Theory
  • Independent Study
  • Special Topics in Women's Studies
  • Feminist Challenges to Disciplinary Paradigms
  • Internship in Applied Women's Studies and Gender Research
  • International Studies in Women's Studies and Gender Research
  • Research for Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record  Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process. 

Tuition Fee

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    30134 USD/year
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  • National

    30134 USD/year
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  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gainesville

900 - 1335 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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