The Master of Arts in Philosophy is intended for students who:
- Would like to prepare for graduate work in philosophy at the doctoral level
- Do not plan to seek a Ph.D.
The master's program in the Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University is rated among the best in the country by The Philosophical Gourmet Report.
Our graduate requirements are flexible and most students can complete the program in two years or less. We offer a variety of graduate courses and independent study courses can usually be arranged for more specialized topics.
Feb. 15 for fall semester
Financial aid is usually offered in the form of a graduate assistantship, and many graduate students in our program obtain teaching experience while in the program.