Graduate Certificate in Gender & Women’s Studies
Western Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Gender & Women's Studies is a gender studies degree from Western Kentucky University.  This program is designed to facilitate exploration of the rapidly expanding interdisciplinary scholarship in gender and women’s studies.  Coursework in this gender studies degree program broadens student’s knowledge of gender dynamics, globally and historically, emphasizing issues that are central to women’s lives. 

Courses cover topics in such areas as:

  • Feminist Knowledge & Social Change
  • Global & Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women 
  • Public Health Issues in Women's Health
  • Family Violence
  • Psychology of Women
  • Women's Literature


  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Baccalaureate degree cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts from any colleges or universities attended

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Western Kentucky University is currently not authorized to deliver online courses in Massachusetts.