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Program Highlights

  • There is a wide range of courses in women’s studies. Some courses are taught in the department of women’s studies by department faculty and some are taught, as women-emphasis courses, in cooperation with other university departments. Women’s studies classes at the Mount are typically small and students get to know their professors and their classmates.
  • The department of women’s studies includes an endowed Nancy’s Chair, who brings (to the Mount) distinguished scholars and persons in public life that have contributed to the advancement of women.
  • In collaboration with St. Mary’s University and Dalhousie University, the Mount also offers a Master of Arts degree in women’s studies.
  • As a Mount student, you'll have the opportunity to join the Women's Studies Student Society. The society has an active presence on campus through events and volunteering efforts.
  • The Department of Women's Studies supports students with an extensive list of additional resources. In addition, the Mount Library also has an excellent women’s studies library collection. Click for additional women's studies library resources »