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Online Philosophy  Degrees and Courses

Looking for online accredited career colleges and universities offering Philosophy degrees. Each program from a Online Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field. Critical thinking and the meaning of life: earning philosophy degrees

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Online Philosophy Degrees

Critical thinking and the meaning of life: earning philosophy degrees

If you like contemplating both the big-picture and the detailed facets of life and its meaning, pursuing an online degree in philosophy may be right for you. Philosophy programs let you closely examine fundamental questions about yourself, your place in the world, beliefs and practices by cultures and groups, and the application of ethics and critical thought in various life experiences.

Philosophy degree holders often excel in impromptu debates, discussions, and analyses. They learn to think strategically, deconstruct issues, and read and write in a precise and effective way for a range of audiences. With all of these advantages, it is clear that a graduate of an online philosophy program may thrive in many career settings--whether it is corporate, academic, or any profession requiring exceptional critical thinking and communication skills.

Career paths for those with online degrees in philosophy

While you could apply your newfound skills in nearly any occupation, following are some popular job avenues for online philosophy graduates, and their May 2010 national mean annual salaries per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):

  • Philosophy and Religion Teacher, Post-secondary: $69,150
  • Management Analyst: $87,260
  • Training and Development Specialist: $57,280
  • Reporters and Correspondent: $43,780

The BLS reports the demand for post-secondary teachers should increase by 15 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is a faster-than-average growth compared to all occupations. The demand for management analysts is expected to grow 24 percent, which is much faster than average for all jobs. A philosophy degree can improve whichever career path you choose to take.

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