Philosophy Degree at University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV)

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Philosophy Degree

The philosophy degree program at University of Nevada – Las Vegas enables students to study ideas and question life's value, morality, and the nature of our existence, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Students who graduate from the philosophy degree program may pursue a wide range of careers, such as social worker, writer, human resources worker, and more. Courses include subject areas such as logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines. Get more details below including other Nevada colleges that offer philosophy degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Philosophy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UNLV offers a bachelor's degree program in philosophy.

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Students by Race (2015)

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
Multiple Races5

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Philosophy program at University of Nevada – Las Vegas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.6% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Philosophy Programs in Nevada

Philosophy programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV
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  • Type: Community College


  • Philosophy (A)

University of Nevada - Reno

Reno, NV
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 21 students completed this program


  • Philosophy (B,M)

Truckee Meadows Community College

Reno, NV
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  • Type: Community College


  • Philosophy (A)

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