Undergraduate Major and Minor

The NDSU Women and Gender Studies program is an interdisciplinary academic program that focuses on women and gender issues in society, while integrating the teaching, research, and service goals of our land grant university.

Based on NDSU's 2018-2019 Career Placement Report, WGS has a 100% placement of graduates.

Possible Areas of Employment:

Government and community organizations

Educational institutions

Non-profit agencies

Religious organizations

Mental health facilities

Community centers

Behavioral health clinics

Residential care facilities

Corporate human resources departments


Possible Careers: 

Child Life Specialist                                         

Community Worker

Border Service Agent                                     

Community Health Promoter

Religious Worker                                             

Social Worker

Human Resources

Diversity Specialist           

Support Worker

Volunteer Manager                                         

Family Support Worker

Settlement & Youth Worker                             


Director of a non-profit organization                                   

ESL Teacher

Community Service Agency Director             


Child and Youth Worker                                 

Market Research Analyst

Event Planner                                                


Advertising Account Executive                       

Legislative Aide

Marriage and Family Therapist                       


School Counsellor                                         


Special Education




Educational Administrator


Secondary educator

Union Organizer                                            

Project Manager


Public Policy Analyst

Foreign Service Officer                                   

Public Relations Specialist


Example of Job Listings in Fargo/Moorhead area:

Youth Program Mentor, CHARISM

Women’s & Children’s Safety Program Coordinator, YWCA

Youth Activity Coordinator, Family Wellness LLC

Care Worker, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Outreach and Member Support Specialist, Planned Parenthood

Child Development Center Director, Jeremiah Program

International Youth Program Coordinator, WE

Human Resource Manager, CSM

Student Success Coach, MSUM

Volunteer and Public Relations Manager, Salvation Army

Moorhead Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity

Program Coordinator, Mentor Network

School Age Counselor, YMCA

Shelter Advocate, Fargo-Moorhead Dorothy Day House of Hospitality

Community Life Educator, Sanford Health

Parent-Educator/Wraparound Facilitator, The Village Family Service Center

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