Inherently multi-disciplinary, gender studies curriculum is based in anthropology, psychology, art, film, literature, policy and biology. This broad knowledge base is a useful companion for advanced study or your future career. 

Gender studies graduates can be found in a variety of fields, including marketing, human resources management, consulting, writing and editing, higher education, social work, arts administration, and more.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in public policy, marketing, human resources management, consulting, writing/editing/publishing, law, business, higher education, sales, social services, education, communications and media, arts administration, and nonprofit work.

They can also earn advanced degrees in communications, English, gender studies, public policy, social work, and sociology.

Examples of recent employers

  • M & R Strategic Services NYC
  • Planned Parenthood
  • NARAL Pro-Choice America
  • Feminist Press
  • Race Forward (Brooklyn, NY)

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • Marquette University
  • Loyola (Chicago)
  • Northwestern
  • Golden Gate University
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