Job Placement

Graduate students who receive their MA or PhD in philosophy have the opportunity to acquire various positions at colleges or universities, as well as positions of leadership in various industries. Over the last fifteen years, graduates have found opportunities at the following institutions and companies, listed alphabetically, for their first positions after graduating our program: 



Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Australian National University

California State University-Fresno

California State University-Los Angeles

Century Community College

Concordia College


Drury University




Exeter University (postdoc)

Farmington High School

Gustavus Adolphus College

Hennepin Technical College

Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs

Highwater University (North Carolina)

Hofstra University

Idaho State University


John Jay Criminal College

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences

Kansas State University

Kyunghee University (South Korea)

Leibnitz University (Germany)

Luther College

Macalester College

Manchester College

Metropolitan State University

Miami University of Ohio

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Minnesota State University-Mankato

Minnesota State University-Moorhead

Minnesota Board of Public Defense (10th Judicial District)

Mississippi State University

Mount Holyoke College

North Carolina State University

Norwich University

Northland Community and Technical College

Pacific University

Pacific Lutheran University

Pennsylvania State University

Ripon College

Rochester Community and Technical College

Seoul National University (South Korea)

Skidmore College

Southern Oregon University

St. Catherine University

St. Cloud Technical College

St. Johns University

St. Olaf College


Texas A&M University

Truman State University

University of Alaska-Fairbanks

University of California, Davis

University of Dubuque

University of Geneva (Switzerland)

University of Iowa

University of Minnesota-Duluth

University of Minnesota-Morris

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

University of North Georgia

University of South Florida

University of St. Thomas

University of Texas-Austin

University of Waterloo

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin- Platteville

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

University of Wisconsin-Stout




Virginia Commonwealth University

Washington University

York University