Careers

Training in philosophy prepares students to perform effectively in most any profession because it teaches students how to think and analyze. Philosophy graduates pursue careers in law, medicine, business, education, research and other rewarding fields. Some careers of interest to philosophy majors include:

  • Advertising executive
  • Anthropologist
  • Arbitrator
  • Archivist
  • College administrator/professor
  • Computer programmer
  • Copy editor
  • Criminologist
  • Diplomat
  • Editorial assistant
  • FBI/CIA agent
  • Foreign correspondent
  • Freelance writer
  • Historian
  • Journalist
  • Judge
  • Lawyer
  • Lecturer
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Market research analyst
  • Medical doctor  
  • Personnel manager
  • Political scientist
  • Public administrator
  • Psychologist
  • Publisher
  • Research assistant
  • Social worker
  • Technical writer