Careers and Postgraduate Studies

Not sure what you can do with a degree in Philosophy?

death-of-socratesThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe
Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1931 (31.45)
 
No reason to worry!

Many philosophy majors go on to pursue advanced degrees in philosophy, law, medicine and other disciplines. Some students have gone on to work for the Teach for America Program or have joined the Peace Corps. For other career options with a bachelors degree in philosophy, go to: http://www.prs.heacademy.ac.uk/publications/emp_guide_for_web.pdf OR http://www.ncsu.edu/majors-careers/do_with_major_in/showmajor.php?id=68

How students with a BA in philosophy (i.e., no advanced or professional degrees) fare in terms of salary against people with only a BA in other areas: http://www.payscale.com/2008-best-colleges/degrees.asp

How philosophy students fare against others on the GRE: 
http://www.physicscentral.com/buzz/blog/index.cfm?postid=5112019841346388353