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Prospective Graduate Students

Application materials for the Institute for Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Master's program are available online from the Georgia State University College of Arts and Sciences Office of Graduate Studies, which can be reached at 404-413-5040. You should submit all application materials by February 15.

Below are the application requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences, requirements for international students, and additional requirements for the Institute for Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Application Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences

  • College of Arts and Sciences Application for Graduate Study - online or paper
  • $50.00 application fee using check, money order, or credit card: Visa, Mastercard, or American Express. Write your social security number on the check or money order.
  • Two official transcripts from each college or university attended. If you have previously attended Georgia State, submit one transcript from each institution attended before Georgia State and two transcripts from each institution attended after Georgia State.

Requirements for International Students

  • Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or GSTEP scores
  • Financial statement with supporting documents

Additional Application Requirements for the Institute for Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • Three letters of recommendation addressing your ability to undertake graduate study
  • Official GRE scores of 1000 or above
  • Written statement of purpose of 750-1000 words (included in application form)
  • An academic writing sample

Submit all application materials by February 15. Students are admitted to the M.A. program in Women's Studies in the fall semester only. Your complete application must be received by the Graduate Office of Arts and Sciences by the February 15 deadline to be considered in the first decision-making process. Later applications may be considered, depending upon availability of funds.