What is Women's and Gender Studies at WVU like?
Do you want to help others in your local community or even around the world? Are you dreaming of medical or law school? Women’s and Gender Studies is a major that can prepare you for a multitude of careers. As many of our students say, "Studying in this major is like finding a home in a school of thousands."
Our close-knit department allows you to receive a specialized education and hands-on learning opportunities. We prepare you with the analytical skills and knowledge needed to understand the contributions, perspectives, experiences and status of both women and men in society. You'll get a well-rounded education suitable for a wide variety of careers.
Women’s and Gender Studies students are prominent campus advocates with a strong presence in the University and local community. Through campus events and student organizations, such as fireside chats, the Gender Equality Movement and honor society Iota Iota Iota, our program is committed to preparing the community and workplace leaders of the future.