DePaul University

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies


990 W. Fullerton Room 100

Chicago, IL 60614

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Systems of oppression and privilege are interconnected in the ways that they shape social structures, identities, and experiences. Students study an interdisciplinary curriculum including courses related to political science, communication, history, English, sociology, anthropology, African and Black Diaspora studies, Latin American and Latino studies, education, law, and theatre. The women’s and gender studies program is committed to the Vincentian values of social justice and community service. We collaborate with various community-based organizations on conferences and initiatives throughout Chicago including an annual conference focused on building an international movement to end violence against women. Within DePaul, faculty, staff, and students connected with women’s and gender studies have been integrally involved in the establishment of the Sexual Harassment Office, the Women’s Center, the Office of LGBTQA Student Services, the LGBTQ undergraduate minor program and the Stop Sexual Violence Taskforce.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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