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The study of philosophy will allow you to investigate and understand the most fundamental questions that concern human beings. Through exploring philosophical questions that arise in every aspect of life, you cultivate intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and sympathetic understanding of diverse views.  

Take your core philosophy classes here, (all of them are available online), then you’ll be ready to transfer to a 4-year program at a Minnesota State university.  

Where Will a Philosophy Degree Take You?

A philosophy degree will help prepare you for a career where you can use your critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as your communication skills. 

Studying philosophy helps prepare you for a variety of career paths, including business, government, journalism, law, non-profit work and teaching.

What Makes our Philosophy Program Unique?

Our associate of arts degree with an emphasis in philosophy is a launching pad for you to pursue a wide variety of majors at a four-year university.  

We offer a wide range of courses, including courses that are only offered at Normandale such as Ethics for the Digital Age, and Philosophy of Religion. 

While at Normandale, you’ll enjoy small class sizes, personalized attention, and access to excellent instructors.  

Philosophy Program Basics

Pursue your associate of arts degree with an emphasis in philosophy, then seamlessly transfer to a Minnesota State university.

Philosophy Faculty

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