As a philosophy major, you can choose among courses in epistemology, metaphysics, history of philosophy, logic, ethics, social and political philosophy, Continental philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, aesthetics and philosophy of science. You’ll participate each year in events that range from informal reading groups and workshops to formal conferences and large public lectures by visiting philosophers. The Sage School's small classes and collegial atmosphere support vibrant philosophical exchange among undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and visiting philosophers.

Sample classes

  • Ethics of Eating
  • Knowledge and Reality
  • Minds and Machines
  • Ethics and Healthcare


All information below is based on the 2022 First-Destination Post-Graduate Survey. Lists are not exhaustive, rather they are a sampling of the data. If you would like more information, please email

What can you do with a degree in Philosophy?

Graduate school:

In 2022, 34% of philosophy majors embarked on graduate school journeys. They pursued various advanced degrees, with 37% focusing on their JD, 27% working towards a PhD, 17% dedicated to an MA, and more. Their graduate field interest ranges from law (37%) to computer science (10%) and philosophy (10%).

These ambitious individuals have chosen to continue their education at prestigious institutions like the California Institute of Technology, Duke University, Harvard University, and the University of Chicago.


50% of philosophy graduates secured employment, and the majority entered sectors in education (18%), consulting/professional practice (16%), and law (16%). Bloomberg, Deloitte Consulting, Goldman Sachs, and Google were the top 2022 employers.

Where 2022 Philosophy Graduates Work

Employer Job Titles
Amazon Federal Cloud Consultant
Bloomberg Sales and Analytics
Deloitte Consulting Consultant
Goldman Sachs Strats Analyst
Google Software Engineer
Morgan Stanley Analyst