May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies (GWST)

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CAROLE MCCANN, Graduate Program Director 
FARZANA ISLAM, Graduate Program Coordinator

Degree Offered

P.B.C. (Degree Types )

Program Description

The post-baccalaureate certificate sponsored by the  Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies department provides students with a coherent and interdisciplinary grounding in current gender, women’s, + sexuality studies scholarship. It offers a range of intellectual skills useful in many disciplines and professions. The program can be readily adapted to a variety of career paths in business, education, psychology, public policy, public service and sociology in regional, national and international contexts. The Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies department is a community of scholars dedicated to the study of gender and its intersection with such issues as race, ethnicity, class and sexuality. The scholars are committed to giving students tools to help meet the needs of a diverse workforce and world.

Program Admission Requirements

If you are already a student in the UMBC Graduate School, to enroll in the  Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies Post Baccalaureate Certificate, please complete the “Application for Enrollment in a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate” found on the Graduate School website under Forms for Enrolled Students and bring it to the  Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies department Office, FIne Arts 413.

For more information, please contact the  Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies Office at 410-455-2001 or e-mail


    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


      Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies

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