Gender and Sexuality Studies Certificate

Gender and Sexuality Studies Certificate

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Gender Studies Certificate



Humanities and Social Sciences


Next Classes Start

August 27, 2024

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Program at a Glance

Explore contemporary issues and current scholarship in the field of gender and sexuality studies in this five-course advanced study program. The program can be completed independently or combined with the TCNJ master's programs in English or Counselor Education. The college’s Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is known as one of the oldest, largest, and most fully developed programs of its kind in the country.

Department Chair : Marla Jaksch,


  • part time: up to 3 years


  • On campus


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This program is designed for part-time and full-time students preparing for professional careers, for working professionals, and for students who plan to pursue further graduate study. You’ll gain greater perspective and insight on gender roles and equality. If you're a New Jersey public educator, you may be interested in a special track combining gender and sexuality with disability studies.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application as well as all supplemental documents.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies curriculum and requirements.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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