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Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies

In addition to a major of your choice, examine basic feminist theory and methodology, as well as issues and theories of gender inequalities and identity.

Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies – Minor

Students in the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program at Montana State are encouraged to engage actively in the innovative and challenging work of interdisciplinary research. Coursework engages with feminism, gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, LGBTQIA+ studies and how the above intersect with race, ethnicity, class, nationality and other categories of difference form identity and society at large. As an interdisciplinary minor, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies compliments a wide variety of majors and career paths.






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Montana’s Research Leader
Montana State leverages more than $120 million annually to support pioneering research across our departments, institutes and centers.

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Top Public University in Montana
According to the Forbes list of America's Top Colleges, Montana State is the No. 1 Public University in the state based on value, post-graduation salary and student experience.

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Unique Opportunities
At Montana State, undergraduates are offered hands-on experiences in labs, studios, teaching farms and in the surrounding wilderness.




Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.


Women's, Gender & Sexuality students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Health Education & Advocacy
  • Higher Education
  • Social Services
  • Law & Policy

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available , including self-assessment and working with career coaches.