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University of South Florida

Department of Women's and Gender Studies

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Women's and Gender Studies is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Women's and gender studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE scores (preferred percentiles for Verbal Reasoning at 75 or better and Analytical Writing at 70 or better)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or internship or portfolio

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
7
Accepted
4
Enrolled
88%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE scores (preferred percentiles for Verbal Reasoning at 75 or better and Analytical Writing at 70 or better)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, A personal narrative statement of purpose; A writing sample (appropriate examples include a term paper or research paper); Three letters of recommendation; Resume or Curriculum Vita (CV)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 44.44%
Black or African American 33.33%
White or Caucasian 200%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 22.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 44.44%
Unknown 11.11%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Performance studies, feminist theory and pedagogy; constructions of gender in public discourse, including education, mass media, and popular culture; women's health, reproductive justice, and sexuality; bodies and cultural representations; feminist theory as it relates to learning disabilities, critical race theory, postmodernist and queer theory; hiring practices in higher education, mothering; women of color feminisms
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
12,722

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Diane Price Herndl
Professor and Chairperson
Email: priceherndl@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-0987
Fax: 813-974-0336

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