What Is Women's and Gender Studies?
The mission of the Women's and Gender Studies program of Loyola Marymount University is to foster a vigorous intellectual environment where students can develop their analytical thinking skills and conceptual tools for social change.
What Do Women's and Gender Studies Majors Do?
Women's and Gender Studies students acquire a critical understanding of the complex ways gender shapes the world, particularly in relation to race, sexuality, class, and other social factors. They gain a strong commitment to social justice, learn new methodologies and theoretical tools, and learn to express themselves well both orally and in writing. Program graduates go into law, medicine, social work, government service, community organizations as well as many other fields.
Is This Major Right for You?
The Women's and Gender Studies major may be right for you if you:
- Want to serve your community as a leader for gender justice and social justice
- Value diversity in a complex world
- Have a range of academic interests
- Appreciate the contributions of women
About Our Faculty
Our faculty members are experts in topics such as feminist theories, gender and communication, women and environmental justice, gender and media, and the intersection of gender, race, class, and sexuality. Our faculty are award winning teachers, active researchers and published scholars. Our affiliated faculty come from departments such as African American Studies, Biology, Chicano/a Studies, Communication Studies, English, Film, History, Political Science, and Sociology.
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- Gender and Social Movements
- Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Contemporary Society
- Women in Global Communities
- Women's Bodies, Health, and Sexuality
- Feminist Theories
- Queer Theory
- 48 months
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DisciplinesGender & Sexuality Studies View 302 other Masters in Gender & Sexuality Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application and LMU Supplement
- International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
- Provide Proof of English Proficiency
- Submit Transcripts
- Submit a letter of recommendation with your application
International52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
National52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Los Angeles
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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