What can you do with a WGSS degree?

Students with a B.A. degree or Minor in WGSS can go on to succeed in many different career pathways. Our courses prepare students with strong writing, research, critical thinking, oral communication, diversity and equity, and civic engagement skills. These skills are highly desired by graduate programs and employers, as they are essential to meeting many of the challenges of the 21st Century. WGSS graduates have advanced to pursue graduate education and careers in a wide variety of fields, including the following areas:

  • K-12 Education and Higher Education
  • Creative Arts, including Museums, Media, and Marketing
  • Social Services, including Social Work and Nursing
  • Community Organizing and the Non-Profit Sector
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • The Law, including Legal Services and Advocacy
  • Human Resources, including Organizational Development and Diversity
  • Public Health, including Reproductive Health