Online Bachelor of Arts in Women & Gender Studies

ASU’s online Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies empowers you to challenge the conventions of gender and make a difference through academic research, critical knowledge, and a deep understanding in feminist theory and practice.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 39

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Details

This comprehensive program is offered entirely online through the School of Social Transformation. You will explore women and gender studies through the lens of culture, economics, history, literature, film, politics and science. The program’s liberal arts emphasis will provide you with strong writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

The interdisciplinary nature of the program prepares you for a variety of careers in areas such as government, law, consulting, education, business, public relations, and nonprofit organizations. As a graduate, you will be prepared for leadership roles in your chosen professional field and in your community.

Featured courses


WST 100: Women, Gender, and Society (SB & C)


WST 380: Race, Gender, and Class (SB & C)


WST 498: Pro-Seminar (L)


WST 378: Global Feminist Theory (L & G)


WST 377: History of American Feminist Thought (H & C)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Advocate


Growth: 16.4 %
Salary: $33,120

Community Specialist


Growth: 13.2 %
Salary: $41,570

Cultural Studies Professor


Growth: 10.5 %
Salary: $72,230

Human Resources Manager


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $110,120

Lawyer


Growth: 8.2 %
Salary: $119,250

Mediator


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $60,670

Public Relations Manager (PR Manager)


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $111,280

Social Sciences Professor


Growth: 10 %
Salary: $64,480

Social Services Director


Growth: 18 %
Salary: $64,100

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

The largest and more diverse college at ASU

ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.

25,500+


currently enrolled students.

$140 million


in research expenditures in 2018.

23


interdisciplinary schools and departments.

95+


undergraduate degrees.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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