Applications for admission to the PhD, MA, and MAIS programs in WGSS are not being accepted for the 2024-25 academic year


Our program focuses on women of color feminisms, transnational feminisms, and queer feminist studies, offering students critical foundations in both theory and practice. We offer our students both the intellectual and applied skills to serve as activist-scholars and global citizens, prepared to engage matters of social justice within public, private, and academic spheres.

DEADLINE: December 1, 2023

Program Admission Requirements

  • List of possible M.A. supervisors based on research interests
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement of no more than 750 words specifically detailing why you are interested in a graduate program in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University and how your past experiences contribute to your future goals.
  • Writing sample (no more than 20 pages)
  • Current CV