Careers in Philosophy
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Nearly 60 percent of Mount Mary philosophy graduates have an advanced degree and more than 30 percent of philosophy majors throughout the country in the last 20 years presently have a master’s degree or higher in a large variety of fields. There are more than 80 Ph.D. granting institutions within our country. Recently graduates of the Mount Mary’s program have gone on to graduate programs at George Washington University, Marquette University and Northern Illinois University.
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A graduate education at either the master’s or doctoral level provides the opportunity to focus on an area of special philosophical interest and importance. You might choose to further prepare for a career in teaching, research, clergy, business, fine art, or to enhance another professional degree.
To learn more about careers in Philosophy, visit APA - Philosophy as a Profession.