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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Few other schools offer a Philosophy degree like ours. That’s because in our program, you won’t just tackle humanity’s most fundamental questions — you’ll also learn how your knowledge applies to the real world. You’ll combine your major studies with broad exposure to business courses and other liberal arts disciplines. With this approach, you’ll develop a serious set of skills in problem-solving, conveying clear thought and expression, and understanding diverse viewpoints.

Employers in every industry need people with the type of problem-solving and critical thinking skills you’ll gain as a Philosophy major — particularly in roles requiring you to stretch beyond your specific training.

A Philosophy major also can make you a very attractive candidate for many graduate programs in fields like law and business.

Philosophy majors find professional success in a wide variety of fields, including:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Ethics: International Business Ethics
  • Business Ethics: Philosophy of Work
  • Contemporary Philosophy: Change and Meaning
  • Directed Study in Philosophy
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Ethics
  • Healthcare Ethics
  • Introduction to Mathematical Logic
  • Perspectives on Poverty
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Political Thought from a Global Perspective
  • Special Problems in Business and Professional Ethics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form with $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • College essay
  • Senior Grades
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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