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Career Paths for Philosophy Majors

Explore career options for philosophy majors.

What can I do with a major in philosophy?

Adelphi’s Center for Career and Professional Development offers support and tools to help you figure out your optimal career path. Use the Career Path resource to see what careers are often connected to a degree in philosophy. Make an appointment with one of our career counselors for personalized assistance or career exploration.

Prepare for a teaching career

The Department of Philosophy offers a unique combined baccalaureate/master’s five year program which allows students to major in philosophy and also fulfill courses in education that will lead to New York State teaching certification.

See the Scholar Teacher Education Program (STEP) Master of Arts Program in Childhood Education offered in association with the Adelphi University Ruth S. Ammon School of Education.


For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

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