Philosophy, A.A.

Philosophy, A.A.

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  • Prepare for a career that values clear thinking, principled decision-making, and ethical leadership within a culturally diverse world.
  • The median annual salary among students who obtained a bachelor’s degree in philosophy is the 16th highest in a study comparing salaries across 50 majors, exceeding all other humanities majors.
  • Demand for Philosophy and Religion Teachers is expected to go up, with an expected 10,000 new jobs filled by 2029, an annual increase of 4.85% over the next few years.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • Learn in a supportive and dynamic environment that challenges you to grow and dream.
  • The University’s instructors are true experts in their fields and are readily available to help students gain the academic and practical skills they need to excel.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

What can I do with this degree?

A degree from Vincennes University’s Philosophy and Religious Studies Department will prepare you for academic success at four-year colleges in a variety of programs and vocations that require sound thinking and principled decision-making, such as the legal and public service professions and ethical leadership in management.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at or call 812-888-4313 for more information.