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Online Bachelor’s in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Program overview: online bachelor’s in women, gender, and sexuality studies

Those working toward a women, gender, and sexuality studies degree will confront society’s greatest challenges. This program — one of the oldest of its kind in the U.S. — is at the heart of thought and action on critical issues of gender and sexuality. You’ll learn how to interrogate the boundaries of the personal and political, analysis and activism.

This is a degree-completion program designed for students with some prior college credit who want to earn their bachelor’s degree. Students should enter with at least 24 hours and optimally with 40 hours. These credit hours could have been obtained from KU, a community college, or prior university coursework elsewhere.

30 women, gender, and sexuality studies credits |
120 total credits | 100% online

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About KU’s online bachelor’s in women, gender, and sexuality studies

What careers are possible with an online bachelor’s in women, gender, and sexuality studies?

As a student in women, gender, and sexuality studies, you’ll develop a broad set of skills to meet the demands of today’s workforce. According to recent surveys by economic modeling firm Lightcast, graduates from KU’s women, gender, and sexuality studies program find work in fields as diverse as journalism, community organizing, policymaking, and nonprofits.

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Online Bachelor’s in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program snapshot

$445
per credit hour
30
credit hours in your major
$69k*
est. annual alumni salary

How flexible is online learning at KU?

KU’s online degree programs are designed with your busy schedule in mind and offer the flexibility to study wherever — and often whenever — is most convenient for you. Our online courses contain the same rigorous curriculum and instruction — taught by the same highly regarded faculty — as the instruction in our on-campus programs.

Why get an online bachelor’s degree in women, gender, and sexuality studies from KU?

In our women, gender, and sexuality studies program, you’ll learn methods to critically analyze social issues from multidisciplinary perspectives. Together, you and other students and faculty will collaborate across social sciences and the humanities, building a valuable professional network. And you’ll develop expertise on issues that matter most to you, allowing you to pave your own way toward meaningful career paths.

This is exactly the same degree you would earn as an on-campus student within the same program. Our online courses are taught by the same highly regarded faculty and expert instructors and contain the same rigorous educational standards as our on-campus programs. All classes are managed by the departments that offer them and not by an outside party.  When you earn your bachelor’s degree online from KU, you earn a KU degree.

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FAQ: online bachelor’s in women, gender, and sexuality studies

This program has a rolling application deadline with five start dates per year. We will work with applicants up to a month before the start of an eight-week course. If you’re unable to meet that deadline, you can wait until the next available start date.

­­­Most students without prior college credits complete a bachelor’s degree within four to six years. This timeline depends on course workload and whether that student is enrolled full time (12-15 credit hours each semester) or part time (less than 11 credit hours). 

Students will work closely with their academic success coaches to ensure they progress toward a graduation timeline that best fits into their lives.

Yes, this program can be completed 100% remotely.

All students are eligible for the same financial aid and scholarships as on-campus students. Additionally, the College Online Scholarship may be awarded for up to $2,000 for one academic year.

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