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Undergraduate Degree in Philosophy

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate Degree in Philosophy?

 Information and Options for Philosophy


Philosophy Related Skills

  • Analyze & Interpret Philosophy Objectively
  • Close, Extensive Reading
  • Communicate Logically & Effectively
  • Curiosity
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Design & Planning
  • Develop Debating Skills
  • Examine Rhetorical Devices
  • Information Management
  • Open-Mindedness
  • Oratory Skills
  • Persuasion
  • Problem Solving
  • Research/Writing
  • Self-Discipline
  • Theory Development
  • Understanding Theory Development

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertiser
  • Artist
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Associate Pastor
  • Author
  • Broadcaster
  • Clergy or Religious Worker
  • Columnist
  • Consultant
  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Entertainer
  • Freelancer
  • Fundraiser
  • Government Worker
  • Insurance Agent or Broker
  • Labor-Relations Specialist
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing Representative
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Records Clerk
  • Reporter
  • Research Associate
  • Sales Person
  • Secretary
  • Technical Writer
  • Writer

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Employers of Philosophy Majors

  • Banks
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Corporations
  • Federal Agencies & Bureaus
  • Freelance/Self-Employment
  • Government Agencies
  • Historical Tours/Museums
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Magazines
  • Museums
  • News/Media Companies
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Prisons
  • Private Companies
  • Religious Organizations
  • Retail Stores
  • United Nations

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