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Gender Studies, Preparation Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The Gender Studies Program includes a core of required courses central to an understanding of women in a social and historical context.

The courses provide a basic grounding Gender Studies that should be useful in many majors and in preparation for graduate study and professional training. The core courses are supplemented by a variety of electives to be chosen according to the student’s specific interests. 

The Center for Women's and Gender Studies, established in 1982, promotes scholarly inquiry related to women and gender. Interdisciplinary courses in women's studies and cross-listed courses in other disciplines enhance student's knowledge about women, feminism, and the significance of gender in diverse cultures and contexts.

Students gain tools for analyzing the construction of women and gender, the relationship between gender and power, and the intersection of gender with sexuality, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, class, age, and ability. The FIU Center for Women's and Gender Studies fosters intellectual exchange, creative pursuits, social justice advocacy, and global perspectives, thereby contributing to the university's reputation for excellence and relevance in the 21st century.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigative Interviewing 
  • Gender, Religions and Politics 
  • Psychology of Women
  • Global Psychology 
  • Gender and Communication
  • Sociology of Gender

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Please submit the following:

  • Online Application   
  • $30 application fee or SAT/ACT waiver
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    619 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 619 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    206 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 206 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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