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Women's and Gender Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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At Women's and Gender Studies from Minnesota State University Moorhead you will study the impact of gender on important issues such as the workplace, healthcare, family life, politics and education. The interdisciplinary curriculum paired with the program’s underlying philosophy of respect, equality and empowerment will prepare you to become a leader and influencer of positive change in an array of professional fields.


  • Business Manager
  • Child welfare worker
  • Community service agency director
  • Counselor
  • Crisis center worker
  • Human resources administrator
  • Human services worker
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Lobbyist
  • Market research analyst
  • Program director
  • Sales representative
  • Teacher
  • Women's rights advocate
  • Writer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Women in Literature 
  • Global Sexualities in Pop Culture 
  • Rhetorics of Resistance: Feminist Responses from the Humanities 
  • Women and Art 
  • Women in European History 
  • Women in United States History 
  • Women World Religions 
  • Sex and Love 
  • Gender, Justice and the Environment 
  • Media and Diverse Identities 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit your application for undergraduate international admission.
    • Pay the $20 application fee payable in U.S. dollars
    • English Proficiency Requirement
    • All official secondary or college transcripts
    • Financial Statement and supporting bank statements or letters from bank verifying funds
    • ACT or SAT scores
    • Cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7631 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3815 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $5723 - MSEP (IL,IN,KS, MO, NE, and OH)
  • $3815 - North Dakota & Wisconsin Residents with Reciprocity
  • $3951 - South Dakota Residents

Living costs for Moorhead

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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