Philosophy Major Resource Center – Part 4
Jobs for which the BA in Philosophy is a useful degree:
Many philosophy students plan to work directly after receipt of their BA degrees. Of course, many jobs just require a college degree, and the philosophy degree is as good as or better than most others. But the BA n Philosophy is especially useful in certain jobs, included are many jobs outside of the academic world. Some useful links:
- American Philosophical Association major report: “A Non-academic Career?”…link.
- The Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies report: “Where next?: Unlocking the potential of your philosophy degree.”…link.
- Hofstra University handbook: “What can I do with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy?”…link.
- University of Kentucky report: “Where can philosophy take me?”…link.
- UCSD department of philosophy page: “Careers in Philosophy”…link.
- PhilosophyNews.com on jobs for philosophy majors…link.
- University of Florida philosophy department philosophy major career handbook…link.
- University of Maryland philosophy department site on jobs for philosophy grads…link.
- University of Wyoming philosophy department: “Why study philosophy?”…link.