What can I do with a degree in Philosophy?

November 01, 2016

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Recent alumni from UC Santa Cruz have gone on to:

  • law school
    • Berkeley, UC Hastings
  • graduate school
    • Philosophy PhD at UC Riverside
  • teaching careers
    • English in Japan
    • Philosophy at a High School in Southern California

Philosophy prepares you with the skills employers want most:

  • think critically and objectively
  • write clearly and effectively
  • present your case convincingly
  • organize material with attention to detail and a pleasing style
  • analyze policies for fairness and accuracy
  • awareness of political issues and all sides of disagreements
  • develop creative solutions to unique situations


Click on links for more information:

Career Options for Philosophy Majors (pdf)

What Can I Do With A Humanities Degree? 

Well-Known Philosophy Majors

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