Broaden your horizons with this diverse course of study. Eastern Kentucky University’s Women and Gender Studies can prepare you for any career path by providing new perspectives on gender, race, class, sexualities and abilities. Learn to understand the others around you, as well as yourself, by breaking down barriers and social constructs.

Degree Concentrations

Associates in General Studies Minor Certificate
Women and Gender Studies Women and Gender Studies Women and Gender Studies


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Management
  • Ministry
  • Non-profit sector
  • Social Work

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Hope’s Wings Domestic Violence Program
  • Ampersand Sexual Violence Resource Center
  • University of Indiana PhD program
  • Community Action Council of Lexington, KY
  • Heart to Home, Inc.
  • KentuckyOne Health, St. Joseph Hospital
  • Department of Veteran Affairs

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the Women and Gender Studies program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:


EKU Women and Gender Studies (WGS)