Feminist Leadership Certificate

You will study  feminist leadership skills, practices, and theories to develop your own leadership style, voice, and purpose informed by feminist leadership practices. In this certificate program, you will cultivate a strong knowledge base in feminist leadership principles as you engage in self-reflection and sociopolitical analysis. You will learn to collaborate in diverse communities and apply your feminist leadership in a variety of contexts and social issues.

To be awarded this certificate, students must complete and be awarded an undergraduate degree. For more information about adding an undergraduate certificate, see your advisor.


Program Highlights

  • Available both face-to-face and online 
  • Situated in a global feminist framework that understands gender in its relationship to many intersectional identities 
  • Connect with feminist leaders in professional fields and social contexts
  • Enhances many fields and career paths 

Program Distinctions

  • Three-week summer Education Abroad program titled "Women, culture and development in Tanzania" allows students to build first-hand knowledge of the impact of gender, culture and globalization on people (particularly women) in Tanzania and Third World countries.
  • Unique fundraising and community service opportunity in connection with a NGATHA International orphanage in Kenya.
  • Embodied and mindfulness opportunities to deepen your leadership practice. 
  • Vibrant and engaged feminist community. 

Popular Careers

  • Business 
  • International Relations
  • Political Science 
  • Science and Engineering
  • Social Work
  • Public Health

University Facts & Stats

  • St. Cloud State Women's Center — advancing and promoting gender equity for 30+ years
  • The LGBT Resource Center Lending Library offers access to offers 800+ books, periodicals and videos

  • 1,100+ international students

  • 1 million hours of campus, community volunteer service

  • Among Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" 

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