https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EntT4Ndhu7g A broad range of career options Many students are drawn to philosophy, but some wonder if it's a practical choice. Instead of focusing on one set career path, however, philosophy majors learn to analyze complex ideas - which hones critical thinking skills - and they learn to communicate. Many top employers prize the analytical and … [Read more...] about What can you do with a philosophy degree?
Andrew Shaughnessy remembers the uncertainty and insecurity he felt as an 18-year-old who moved to Springfield to attend Missouri State. A bright and eager student, he knew the path others wanted him to follow but didn’t know what he really wanted. And then he took an introductory philosophy class. “I blossomed, really - it was kind of an ‘aha’ moment whenever I went into … [Read more...] about Philosophy is the foundation for alum’s career in human rights
Thomas Limbrick ’13 is serving a two-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Mary Rhodes Russell of the Supreme Court of Missouri. But he said it was earning a philosophy degree at Missouri State that helped prepare him for the rigors of law school and his burgeoning career. He credits mentors like Andrew Johnson and Jack Knight, whom he calls, “two of the smartest people … [Read more...] about Alumnus begins clerkship with Missouri Supreme Court