What Can A Philosophy Graduate Do?

Philosophy graduates do extremely well on various standardized tests, including the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); and especially the Law School Admissions Test.

Philosophy graduates who entered various graduate programs include those who are now philosophy professors, English professors, and psychology professors. A number of philosophy majors have pursued medicine: one entered a nurse-practitioner masters program; others went to medical school to pursue neurosurgery, pediatrics, or family medicine. Still others have developed rewarding careers in business administration. Many philosophy graduates enter law school and have, in recent years, attended those at The University of Alabama, Harvard University, New York University, The University of Virginia, and Yale University.

Philosophy’s emphasis on careful reading, precise writing, and logical reasoning provides students with the intellectual discipline required to pursue virtually any career.