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2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 23, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Master’s Certificate

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Requirements for Master’s-Level Certificate

The master’s-level certificate requires 12 credits as detailed below:

  • At least one other course must be outside the candidate’s home department
  • At least two of the total courses must be in one field, determined in consultation with the program director
  • No more than 1 course may be a Directed Study


All candidates for graduate certificates must maintain a 3.00 average in courses for the certificate and submit a research paper to be read by at least one faculty member affiliated with the program. Students should notify the program director of their intention to graduate at the beginning of their final term.  Students not in the Dietrich School must apply to graduate in A&S Graduate Studies.  This certificate program is available only to students who are enrolled in other graduate degree programs at the University of Pittsburgh. 

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