Women's studies emphasizes critical thinking, which can be applied to a multitude of careers. Having a minor in Women's Studies helps professionals to become aware of sexist, racist and other biases in the business world. An education in Women's Studies makes one more sensitive and therefore more prepared to do all jobs with greater attention to ethical standards. There is growing demand in the professions of law, medicine, social work, teaching, counseling, and government service for expertise on gender issues. Perhaps most importantly, many Women's Studies graduates say that their education gave them the confidence to pursue careers traditionally held by men. Many of our graduate use their degree as a foundation for graduate school or law school.
Check out the link below to an annotated bibliography for career opportunities for Women's Studies majors/minors.
Careers in Women's Studies