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 (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree23
Master's Degree12

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male19
Female16

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian4
Black1
Hispanic2
White26

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.

Salary & Wages

  • Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Annual Salary: $49,010

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Roanoke College

Salem, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Randolph College

Lynchburg, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

Emory and Henry College

Emory, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

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