Oct 02, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate


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A Graduate Certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is available to eligible graduate students who successfully complete five graduate courses (15 hours) in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Students must receive a grade of B or higher in each certificate course.

Certificate Requirements (15 Hours)


WGSS Core Courses (9 Hours)


Select at least 9 hours of WGSS core courses from the following:

Additional Graduate Coursework


Select additional graduate coursework with the WGSS prefix to complete 15 hours (may include core courses not taken above). Only one course can originate from the student’s home department (i.e., courses taught by other departments but cross-listed with WGSS).

Eligibility


All students seeking the WGSS Graduate Certificate must submit a formal application through the Office of Admissions-Graduate Programs. Applications are accepted three times per year: July 1 (for Fall semester), November 15 (for Spring semester), and April 1 (for Summer semester). The following individuals are eligible:

  • Students who are enrolled in an M.A. or Ph.D. program in another department or institute at Georgia State University - such students must apply, but existing materials on file can be used for the application and the application fee will be waived;
  • Students in the Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies M.A. degree program who are unable to complete the program and who have completed the requisite coursework-these students must apply, but existing materials on file can be used for the application and the application fee will be waived;
  • Students who apply solely for the Graduate Certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - these students must submit a complete application and pay the requisite fee.

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