Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

The Graduate School

Gender Studies


405 Church Street

Evanston, IL 60208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Gender Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides the perspective of scholarship in gender studies and makes accessible the growing body of knowledge emerging from feminist thought. The program provides graduate students with an opportunity to earn a certificate in Gender Studies. The program requires a core course in feminist theory and four courses that are either in Gender Studies curriculum or in another department and are approved by the Gender Studies program. Departments with strong offerings in gender studies include Anthropology, Art History, English, French and Italian, Philosophy, Political Science, Radio/Television/Film, Religion, Sociology, Theatre, and Comparative Literary Studies. Students interested in the program should consult the graduate advisor in Gender Studies during the first year of graduate work.


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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