Philosophy Department

Philosophy Undergraduate Program

Undergrads talk of Philosophy

Why study philosophy at Missouri State?

  • Our program teaches you to expand and improve your most basic skills such as how to read, write and think critically.
  • These attributes will be useful and required in any career situation.Our program is a student–focused program. Each student is given individual attention since class sizes are small and manageable.
  • Philosophy students score higher on the LSAT than any other major. This is important when you are looking at going on to law school or graduate school.
  • Each professor has a unique teaching style, giving you the opportunity to learn in new and different ways.

Exploring the program

The philosophy faculty at Missouri State invite you to become a part of their community. Philosophy includes a variety of subjects specifically focusing on ethics, logic and ways of understanding the world. As a student–focused program, you are our priority.