Women’s & Gender Studies (M.S.)

Towson University offers the only applied master’s program in women’s and gender studies in Maryland and the only master’s program in the field in Baltimore. This program may be completed entirely online.

Why Earn a Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies?

Towson University is a leader in creating programs that explore women’s and gender issues. This interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary graduate program provides you with a solid academic foundation to pursue your personal and professional goals. The program emphasizes applied research methods and skills, preparing you for careers in a variety of public and private, national and international, and corporate and nonprofit organizations.

You need not wait until graduation to apply your knowledge. Research and internship opportunities are available in Baltimore, Washington, Philadelphia and the surrounding region. If you seek workplace experience but cannot devote the time for a full internship, consider the field experience, a 3-unit internship.

Admission and Degree Requirements 

View admission requirements and deadlines to apply to the program. View degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

why towson university?

  • Small classes taught by experienced faculty give you a real opportunity to interact with your instructors and fellow classmates.
  • The beautiful 329-acre campus is in close proximity to nation’s leading policymakers and institutions and agencies that promote equality and diversity. 
  • The master’s program offers graduate students the opportunity to travel to professional conferences to present papers. A limited number of Travel Grants for Graduate Students (PDF) are available each academic year.

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