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This program is part of the Cultural Science Department.
Do you have a talent for thinking critically, analyzing problems, and effectively communicating your findings? Do you have a passion for feminism and gender identities in a cultural and historical aspect? If so, consider a future in Women and Gender Studies.
As a student of our Women and Gender Studies program, you’ll get to discuss and critique the historical and contemporary theories and practices of feminism and gender identities. Our experienced instructors will ask you to delve into the experiences and perspectives of women and explore cultural and global issues of equality during this intensive interdisciplinary liberal arts program. Courses cover gender, history, culture, class, race, ethnicity, and sexuality.
Upon completion, you may seek professional roles like a child, family, and school social worker, human resources specialist, lawyer, postsecondary instructor, and more.
Make it happen. Start your work in Women and Gender Studies today!
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Transfer Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
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University Transfer Degree
Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a university? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.
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Successful completion of a certificate within the Women and Gender Studies program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers
Healthcare Social Workers
Human Resources Specialists
Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
Public Relations Specialists
Social and Community Service Managers
Social and Human Service Assistants
Social Science Research Assistants
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
Connect with an Advisor
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to connect with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.