Leave your preconceptions at the door! Philosophy delivers highly marketable, highly transferable skills. If your ideal career requires thinking, talking, or writing, we'll help you prepare.
Do Philosophy Majors Make Any Money?
Your parents might worry when you choose philosophy as a major. Did you know that 10 years into their careers, philosophy majors make more money than business management majors, accounting majors and marketing majors? They also make more money than majors in any of the other humanities. (Story)
Smart students study what they loveInformation is easy to acquire, and much will soon be obsolete. What is valuable is not the content of a major, but rather the ability to think with and through that information.
Be Employable: Study Philosophy The discipline teaches you how to think clearly, a gift that can be applied to any line of work.
The Power of the Liberal Arts Major If you're getting a liberal arts degree, you're actually in more demand than those who are getting finance and accounting degrees.
The Rise in Stock of Philosophy Graduates Figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show philosophy graduates are in growing demand from employers.
The Management Myth Most of management theory is inane, writes the founder of a consulting firm. If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead.
Why Some M.B.A.s are Reading Philosophy Courses like "Why Capitalism?" push students to ponder business in a broader context, and address a common complaint of employers, who say recent graduates are trained to solve single problems but miss the big picture.
Study of Philosophy Makes Gains Despite Economy In an era in which chronic unemployment seems to demand hard skills, some students are turning to an ancient study that they say prepares them not for a job, but for the multiple jobs they expect to hold during their lifetimes.
Study supports conclusion that studying Philosophy improves reading and math skills Nine- and 10-year-old children in England who participated in a philosophy class once a week over the course of a year significantly boosted their math and literacy skills, with disadvantaged students showing the most significant gains, according to a large and well-designed study.