The Master of Arts in philosophy is a program that strengthens your understanding of the core areas of contemporary analytical philosophy as it relates to humans, the world and society. You will develop critical thinking and writing skills while improving your research and leadership skills, preparing you for advanced work as a teacher, in a research field or for further study in a doctoral program.
Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements
Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Degree(s) Offered: M.A. in Philosophy
Area(s) of Emphasis:
- Philosophy of Language
- Philosophy of Mind
- Philosophy of Religion
- Philosophy of Science
- Political Philosophy
Program Requires GRE: Yes
Letters of Recommendation: 2
All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.
|Internationals Living Abroad||Applicants Residing in the U.S.||Priority Consideration|
|Fall||May 1||July 15||January 15|
|Spring||October 1||December 10|
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