After Graduation

Graduate Programs

The list of colleges below are some schools with nationally ranked graduate programs in women’s and gender studies. For a more comprehensive list of higher education programs in women’s and gender studies visit: 

Go to College Degrees for Social Justice  to explore degrees and programs that will lead to a career fighting inequality. 

Regional Institutions: 



National Institutions: 




For current job openings for positions related to Women's and Gender Studies, visit  the Career Center at Feminist Majority Foundation. 

There are many ways in which a WNS minor enhances your education and prepares you for a wide range of careers. Some possibilities where women’s studies expertise is beneficial include:


  • Physician
  • Equal Opportunity Representative
  • Women’s Healthcare Worker
  • Nurse/Midwife
  • Hospital Foundation Director
  • Health Clinic Coordinator
  • Medical Administrator
  • Psychotherapist
  • Chiropractor


  • Elementary or High School Teacher
  • University or College Professor
  • Public Speaker
  • Librarian

The Arts/Media: 

  • Art Therapist
  • Artist
  • Musician
  • Actor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Television Writer
  • Publishing
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations


  • Communications Consultant
  • Public Relations Representative/ Manager
  • Program Director for Inner-city Children
  • Union Organizer
  • Community Planning Specialist
  • Volunteer Services Coordinator


  • Employer Relations
  • Researcher
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Entrepreneur 
  • Fundraiser


  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Reporter
  • Public Opinion Analyst
  • Historian
  • Editor