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MA in Gender Equity Studies College of Education

About MA in Behavioral Science / Gender Equity Studies

About This Program

The Master of Arts in Education, Gender Equity Studies, offers a special study area in Women’s Studies and Education Issues. The program offers the opportunity to develop an understanding of the many political and social issues affecting women in schools — and the chance to become change agents.

The program prepares graduates to educate others about social gender constructs and gender-fair practices in schools, government, non-profit agencies, the public sector, and in universities. Graduates from this program will have the skills to address issues of equity, diversity, anti-racism, and intersectionality in schooling and the workplace.

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Career Options

Graduates from the program have continued on to become:

  • Title IX compliance coordinators
  • Legislative Aides
  • School Principals

with roles that include:

  • establishing collaborative training programs with K-12 schools
  • choosing nonbiased, gender inclusive textbooks and curriculum for tschool districts.
  • contributing to and creating gender fair curriculum approaches
  • working to influence societal gender constructs within various governmental agencies, such as:
    • California State Department of Education, Education Equity office
    • California Arts Council
    • Sacramento County Office of Education

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College of Education Masters in Behavioral Science Gender Equity Studies
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Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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