What Can I Do With This Degree?

A degree in philosophy represents a challenging and exciting encounter with the questions and topics of human living that have engaged some of the world's greatest minds.

Philosophy engages students in analytical thinking, logic and advocacy, but habits of speculation are important and philosophical minds are also good at thinking creatively and unconventionally. Given the level of philosophical studies, students become good writers and communicators. As philosophy is a basis of secular ethics, students are urged to confront ethical questions and personal responsibility.

In the Workforce

Our graduates have pursued successful careers in law, teaching, business, counseling, publishing, government and social service.

Graduate and Law School

Our graduates have pursued advanced degrees in philosophy, international relations, management, theology, law and psychology at the following institutions:

  • Baylor University
  • Boston College
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Duquesne University
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Providence College
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • Roger Williams University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Leuven (Belgium)
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Virginia
  • Villanova University

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