Graduate Studies

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Students pursuing graduate work in the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research will become acquainted with various feminist (and other appropriate) theoretical approaches and methodologies for examining the role of gender in cultural systems. Gender will be understood in intersection with other categories of difference, including race, ethnicity, social class, sexuality, religion, physical ability, age, and nationality. Please scroll down for links to more specific information about: Degrees (MA, BA/MA, JD/MA) and Certificates, Application and Plan-of-Study Materials, and other helpful links. If you have further questions, please contact Kendal Broad, Graduate Coordinator.


The Women's Studies Program, administered by the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research, is an interdisciplinary program designed for students who wish to pursue a Master's degree (MA, thesis or non-thesis) in Women's Studies. It is also an interdisciplinary forum in which students admitted to other graduate programs (MA and PhD) can pursue a Certificate in conjunction with their primary degree. In addition, students may apply to pursue a Master's degree while also earning their Bachelor's degree (BA) or a professional law degree (JD). Click on the Women's Studies degree name for information specific to the degree in the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research. Please also refer to general information in the UF Graduate Catalog.


The Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research has two Certificates that are open to UF students from all colleges.

Application and Plan of Study Materials:

(As you plan your coursework, it is often helpful to access our complete list of outside courses that count for Women's Studies credit.)



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