Application Requirements:

  1. Transcripts of all higher education studies (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the review process. If you are admitted, official transcripts must be provided)
  2. GRE scores are optional for 2022 applicants
  3. Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports for international students
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. A personal statement of interest
  6. A writing sample

The admission committee does not favor or disfavor those with a master’s over a bachelor’s degree. An undergraduate philosophy major is not required, but some philosophy coursework and recommendations from philosophy faculty are considered important.

Application Deadlines

  • M.A. Program: February 1

  • Joint M.A. Program in Philosophy & Law: February 1

  • Ph.D. Program: January 1

Contact Us

For specific questions about the Philosophy department's graduate programs please contact the Graduate Program Assistant, Christopher Hanlon. All other requests on the application process should be made to the Graduate School at the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences.