The Certificate program in Applied Gender Justice can be completed online, as a stand-alone credential or concurrently with other degree programs. Students in Applied Gender Justice will learn to use mixed qualitative, quantitative, community engaged, and creative methods. They will be trained critically to engage with the ways sexism, racism, colonialism, ableism, queer and xenophobias enable and facilitate micro and macro-aggressions in mainstream environments. Students will acquire transferable skills that enhance their capacities to contribute to professional roles invested in equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization, obtaining specialized credentialing that is vital to securing and upgrading for human services careers.

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate in Applied Gender Justice includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Applied Gender Justice, students must complete at least two-thirds of the
following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of

  • Minimum program requirements.

See Residency for additional details.

Requirements (15 credit units)

  • WGST 112.3 
  • WGST 375.3 

Choose 9 credit units from the following:

  • WGST 201.3 
  • WGST 210.3
  • WGST 265.3
  • WGST 305.3