Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening, Saturday, and online courses.
Start: Fall or Spring Semester, Summer Session, Full- or Part-Time.
About the Program
To what extent are our attitudes shaped by the media, government, schools and our family? What barriers still exist to full equality between the sexes and why? These are just a few of the key questions you will explore in Century's Gender Studies program. Our Gender Studies program will help you learn about yourself as you explore new ways of looking at the world and reflect on your beliefs, values, actions, and relationships.
The Gender Studies Certificate program offers an interdisciplinary field of study focused on the rich diversity of experiences across gender, time, cultures, and social/economic classes. In Gender Studies courses, students and faculty examine and evaluate assumptions about the role of gender in society, uncovering the central role in the human experience.
The program is a valuable addition to any academic field and provides a career advantage in many areas. In addition, the Gender Studies Certificate is an excellent preparation for transfer students wishing to a major or minor in Gender Studies at other institutions. The Century College Gender Studies Certificate has articulation agreements with Gender Studies departments at:
All courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).
Potential Transfer Bachelor's Degrees
- Gender Studies
- Gender and Women’s Studies
- Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
- Women’s Studies
- LGBTQ Studies
- Ethnic Studies
- Social Justice Studies
Planning for Your Program
- Transfer Planning - Articulation Agreements
These agreements provide students with educational plans to help them transfer to four-year institutions.
- Transfer Resources
Advanced planning is critical when you transfer. Learn more about possible options.
- Bachelor Degree Planning
We partner with many institutions offering Bachelor's degrees that can be completed here, online, or at a metro location.
A maximum of two courses transferred from other institutions can be used to help fulfill the 16-credit Gender Studies Certificate.