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Philosophy cultivates your abilities to analyze challenging situations, carefully assess the possible outcomes and solve problems effectively. It superbly teaches you to read, research, write and speak clearly and with a high degree of sophistication. Honing your ability to think critically and creatively, philosophy trains you to ask the right questions and allows you to formulate strong arguments and present your ideas persuasively and with passionate adherence to truth and with a concern for value. 

Philosophy successfully prepares you for a well-lived life and work in law, medicine, business, government, religion, education and more, providing you with the skill set that allows you to create, adapt, and succeed in any personal and professional setting. Recent graduates from Belmont’s philosophy program have gone on to pursue graduate school and careers in:

  • Philosophy
  • Library Science
  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Political Science
  • Public Affairs
  • Law
  • Education
  • Entertainment