United States Campus Philosophy Doctorates & PhDs
A doctorate in philosophy typically covers a wide range of fields in philosophy, ranging from the history to specific areas of thought. If you wish to pursue a career as a philosophy professor or researcher, this program is the one to try.
- Binghamton, NYBinghamton, NY
Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
The Department of Philosophy’s graduate program in social, political, ethical and legal philosophy (SPEL) offers students advanced coursework and individual research in classical, modern and contemporary social and political philosophy, as well a...
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago
The Philosophy Department of Loyola Chicago has a doctoral program and two terminal master's programs: one in philosophy, and one in social philosophy. We have a long-standing commitment to philosophical pluralism. With one of the largest department...
- Chestnut Hill, MAChestnut Hill, MA
Our graduate Philosophy programs attract talented students from around the nation and the world. We offer M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, covering all periods in the history of philosophy and with a diversity of philosophical approaches. The department is no...
- Cincinnati, OHCincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati
The orientation of the Department is typical of PhD granting departments in American secular universities. Almost all of the traditional areas of philosophy are covered, with an emphasis on the history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, and epistemology...
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
Georgetown's doctoral program in philosophy is distinctive in emphasizing both history and theory in its approach to contemporary issues. The program has regularly scheduled courses on the major figures and periods in the history of philosophy, and spec...
- New Orleans, LANew Orleans, LA
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida
A comprehensive graduate program training students for teaching and advanced research in philosophy. Program information available by e-mail.
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
The Catholic University of America
Formally inaugurated in 1895, the School of Philosophy has accepted 389 doctoral dissertations on issues confronting every major philosophical discipline and every figure in the history of philosophy. The School continues this endeavor against the backg...
- Tampa, FLTampa, FL
University of South Florida
The program is rated as the best in Florida, and includes several well-known scholars with active research programs, including Peter French in Ethics, Kwasi Wiredu in African Philosophy, Stephen Turner in the History of Social Thought. There is also a v...
- Twin Cities, MNTwin Cities, MN
University of Minnesota
The department today has strong programs in many areas, including philosophy of language, history ofphilosophy, philosophy of mind and psychology, aesthetics, philosophy of science, and moral philosophy, including political philosophy.
- Austin, TXAustin, TX
University of Texas at Austin
Many areas of concentration are open to students. Both Anglo-American and Continental approaches are well represented, and special doctoral programs are offered in ancient philosophy, cognitive science, continental philosophy, and history and philosophy...
- University Park, PAUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
Graduate education in the Penn State Department of Philosophy is characterized by a focus on, and commitment to, the history of philosophy, conceived as a basis for study in diverse areas of special interest. In addition, the graduate program includes s...
- West Lafayette, INWest Lafayette, IN
The graduate program in philosophy at Purdue offers its students the opportunity to pursue an unusually diversified and well-balanced plan of study. The department maintains a long tradition of pluralism, with strengths in the history of philosophy and...
- Lawrence, INLawrence, IN
University of Kansas
The philosophy department at the University of Kansas comprises 18 faculty members and about 55 graduate students. The department has traditionally fostered teaching and research that reflects a number of different philosophical orientations and fields...
- Columbia, SCColumbia, SC
University of South Carolina
The Department of Philosophy offers programs of study leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. The University was authorized to award a Ph.D. in Philosophy in July 1994, and the department admitted students in the fall of 1995. Both programs provide a fou...
- Hampton, VAHampton, VA
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
DePaul University?s Graduate Programs in Philosophy offer students the opportunity to study the history of philosophy from a broad, though not exclusively, European perspective and to work with some of the leading scholars in contemporary Continental th...
- Tucson, AZTucson, AZ
University of Arizona
The department offers a program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree with a major in philosophy.
- Santa Cruz, CASanta Cruz, CA
University of California - Santa Cruz
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
The M.A. program is designed for students to begin advanced training in the field of Philosophy. Such students may plan to continue with a Ph.D. program elsewhere, or may be satisfied with a master's degree for personal enrichme...
- New Brunswick, NJNew Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University of New Jersey
- Houston, TXHouston, TX
The graduate program trains students to teach and pursue research in the main areas of department concentration; ethics(especially medical ethics), so...
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
The Philosophy and Education program offers students a unique opportunity to develop their humanistic, philosophical thinking about education.