Women's & Gender Studies
Examine women’s roles in society and culture with a Women’s and Gender Studies degree at Minnesota State University Moorhead. You’ll study the impact of gender on important issues such as the workplace, healthcare, family life, politics and education. The interdisciplinary curriculum paired with the program’s underlying philosophy of respect, equality and empowerment will prepare you to become a leader and influencer of positive change in an array of professional fields.
The Women’s and Gender Studies program helps foster a strong sense of community through student organizations, the Rainbow Dragon Learning Community and Women’s Center.
MSUM’s Women’s and Gender Studies program was established in 1971, and is the longest-serving program in the region. The rich history is apparent in dedicated faculty and community engagement.
Courses are taught by professors from a variety of disciplines to offer a diverse blend of historical, social, artistic and scientific perspectives on the study of women and gender.
The continuous development of critical thinking and communication skills will help inspire you to change the world for the better in variety of professions.
Get involved doing what you love at MSUM. A diverse selection of hands-on learning opportunities directly related to your major will enhance your MSUM experience.
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