11
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
7
Accepted
4
Enrolled
78%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, personal narrative statement of purpose, scholarly writing sample (examples include term paper or research paper); undergraduate major or minor in women's studies (recommended)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 18.18%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

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: 0

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