University of North Texas

College of Arts and Sciences



PO Box 311307

3940 N. Elm, Suite G150

Denton, TX 76207

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Philosophy, M.A.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

By pursuing a graduate degree in Philosophy at the University of North Texas, you'll join an internationally recognized program known for its focus on environmental philosophy and ethics.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies offers course work leading to a Master of Arts or a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Philosophy. We also offer two graduate certificates in environmental philosophy.

The master's degree prepares you to pursue a doctoral degree in philosophy or a related field. Our doctoral program is one of the world's leading doctoral programs and provides a basis for specializations in environmental policy, environmental justice, philosophy of ecology, eco-phenomenology, eco-feminism and environmental education.

We're also an emerging leader in the philosophy of science and technology studies with more than seven faculty members publishing in the field. Our combination of environmental philosophy and science/technology studies makes us unique.

We house several research centers, manage various research programs and publish the field's leading philosophy journal.

Outstanding faculty and student support

You'll learn from professors and researchers who are nationally and internationally known in their field and have strong backgrounds in the discipline with specialties such as:

  • Environmental aesthetics
  • Land ethics
  • Environmental education
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental justice
  • Environmental restoration
  • Philosophy of science and technology
  • Philosophy of environmental and social sustainability
  • Philosophy of water
  • Religion and ecology
  • Traditional ecological knowledge
  • Eco-feminism
  • Eco-phenomenology

UNT offers a number of resources exclusively to graduate students. The Graduate Student Writing Support office can help you with writing. The Toulouse Graduate School offers a wide variety of professional development workshops each semester, including Thesis and Dissertation Boot Camps. Many of the workshops are available online for your convenience.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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