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What Can You Do With a Degree in Gender & Women's Studies?

Develop Real World Skills

Our students report that gender and women's studies has helped them to acquire the skills of critical thinking and other skills vital to the workplace and further learning.

They say they've learned to cope with intellectual and personal challenges, to analyze difficult material, to work individually and in groups, and to build convincing arguments.

Gender and women's studies graduates say that not only will you become a desirable employee, but you will also grow increasingly confident in your ability to understand and affect life on our planet.

Our students credit their interdisciplinary and global training in gender and women's studies for their fulfilling career and life choices. They like being empowered and intelligently open-minded; we think you will too!

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Graduates of the gender & women's studies program can go on to pursue careers in:

  • Social work.
  • Communications.
  • Law.
  • Education.
  • Government.
  • Business.
  • Community leadership.
  • The arts.
  • Healthcare.

SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center

The Career Development Center provides services, resources, and programs designed to help students and alumni to better understand the career development process, and to enhance their professional preparation and employability. Visit the Career Development Center online.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about gender & women's studies at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Susan L. Mody
Chair, Associate Professor
Office: Hawkins Hall 102B
Phone: (518) 564-2809
Email: modysl@plattsburgh.edu