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Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Traditional or applied major
  • Applied major must second major 
  • Compliments careers in law, medicine, business, & more

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Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Philosophy at Marywood

Envision Your Possibilities with a Philosophy Degree

Students have the opportunity to pursue a Traditional or Applied major in philosophy. Unlike the traditional major in philosophy, the major in applied philosophy must be a student's second major program of study. Students interested in majoring in philosophy must meet with the Philosophy Program Director who will advise them on a specific course of study.

More About This Degree

Dr. Philip Jenkins
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Sarah Kenehan
Associate Professor of Philosophy/Chair

Dr. Aaron Simmons
Associate Professor of Philosophy
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While some graduates go on to graduate studies in philosophy, the majority use their Marywood studies as a basis for personal enrichment and professional development. Philosophy majors and minors are strong candidates for law, medical, public administration, and business school programs.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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