Philosophy Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Philosophy Degree

The philosophy degree program at West Virginia 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 West 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. West Virginia University offers a bachelor's degree program in philosophy.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male9
Female4

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black1
White12

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 WVU, 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.

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 West 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,...)

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

American Public University System

Charles Town, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Philosophy (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007