Women's & Gender Studies

With a degree in Women's & Gender Studies from Merrimack College, you’ll have the opportunity to investigate cutting-edge issues on gender, race, ethnicity, class and sexuality. You’ll be able to participate in dynamic internships and directed studies programs that further issues like LGBTQ youth advocacy and high school anti-bullying policy. You can also broaden your experience by traveling to the Southwest and diving into fieldwork at Native American pueblos.

Upon successful completion of the women’s and gender studies program, you’ll have a wide range of skills and a background in diversity which is highly valued in the 21st century labor force. You’ll also be well-equipped for graduate study in the fields of women’s/gender/sexuality studies or for advanced study in traditional disciplines and professional fields. Our graduates have become international gender specialists or found careers in law, education, social justice and human rights work, non-profit, psychology, business, media, publishing and more. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.


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