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Philosophy Degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Philosophy Degree

The philosophy degree program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 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 Virginia 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. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree18
    Master's Degree12

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male24
    Female6

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Hispanic1
    White25
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Philosophy program at Virginia Tech, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

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

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 Virginia

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Roanoke College

Salem, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Hollins University

Roanoke, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Randolph College

Lynchburg, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Emory and Henry College

Emory, VA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)