ASU’s online Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies empowers you to challenge the conventions of gender and make a difference through academic research, critical knowledge, and a deep understanding in feminist theory and practice.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
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This comprehensive program is offered entirely online through the School of Social Transformation. You will explore women and gender studies through the lens of culture, economics, history, literature, film, politics and science. The program’s liberal arts emphasis will provide you with strong writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

The interdisciplinary nature of the program prepares you for a variety of careers in areas such as government, law, consulting, education, business, public relations, and nonprofit organizations. As a graduate, you will be prepared for leadership roles in your chosen professional field and in your community.

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Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

Graduates of the online women and gender studies program are prepared for careers in a wide range of fields, including:

  • Consultants
  • Counselors
  • Lawyers
  • Educators
  • Public Relations
  • Nonprofits
  • Policy and Government


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