Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Certificate University of Pittsburgh
Pay equity. Gender equality. Human rights. These issues are relevant in today’s workplace and in our everyday lives. Understanding the role gender and sexuality play in local and global society can benefit professionals in fields as disparate as law, medicine, and the creative arts.
Students can use the insight and experience gained in a field such as gender, sexuality, and women’s studies to provide qualified leadership in employment in numerous fields, such as academia, activism and organizing, advertising, radio, teaching, health care, political science, criminal justice, law, psychology, social work, sociology, journalism, communications, and public relations.
This 18 credit, interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate is housed in the College of General Studies and offered in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh's Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program. This program offers a diverse course selection from a range of academic departments; from history and anthropology, to literature and religion. The historical context gained -- as well as the exploration of contemporary diversity issues and social structures -- is valuable to virtually any career path in today’s ever-changing world.