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Philosophy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cambridge, OH, United States
Philosophy provides you with the skills needed to succeed in a society where career changes are common and flexibility is a virtue increasingly in demand, by providing you with critical thinking and analytic skills that will benefit you in all aspects of your life, from personal to professional.
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  • Philosophy is as much a way of life as an educational field; you will better understand your place in the world and the ways in which you can make it a better place for everyone.
  • We teach you to recognize and understand diverse viewpoints, which in turn strengthens your ability to communicate and function well in any situation.
  • By emphasizing ethics and value theory, while also developing logic, research skills, and writing ability, our program well prepares you for any profession.
  • Muskingum’s philosophy program gives you the chance to do your own original research on a topic that you get to choose in close collaboration with your professors.

Program Outcomes

  • Superior research and writing skills that will separate you from your peers.
  • Historically, philosophy majors achieve the highest scores on the LSAT.
  • Knowledge of diverse viewpoints allows you to relate to multiple perspectives.
  • Improved logic and critical thinking skills.
  • Great foundation for any career, from business, to law, to academic.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Western Philosophy
  • Logic and Critical Thinking
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Western Philosophy: The Ancients
  • Western Philosophy: The Early Moderns
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Religions and Philosophies of Asia
  • Social and Political Philosophy

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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    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.

General Requirements

  • Completed International Application Form, with signatures
  • Official academic records of all secondary and post-secondary work taken, including examination results, including school leaving tests and certificates
  • Two or more letters of recommendation written by teachers 
  • An essay, at least 500 words in length, describing yourself and explaining why you would like to study at Muskingum University
  • Certified bank letter showing sufficient funds for the first year

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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