What You Can Do With a Degree in WGSS

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: 

  • Communication, including advertising, marketing, and media 
  • Community organizations and the non-profit sector 
  • Creative Arts, including museums and community arts education and programming 
  • Education, K-12 and Higher Education 
  • Human Resources, including organizational development and workplace equity and diversity 
  • Law, including legal services and advocacy 
  • Library and Information Sciences 
  • Public Health, including youth mental health services, sex education, reproductive health 
  • Social services, including social work and nursing