What You Can Do with a Major in Philosophy

In the philosophy program at Aurora University, you’ll find a wide range of interdisciplinary courses designed to deepen your understanding of the contexts and issues that shape our thinking.

We focus on preparing you for success in careers that require insight, rational acuity and intellectual rigor. Whether you are interested in pursuing law, politics, medicine, public service or business, the AU philosophy major will provide a solid foundation for personal and professional achievement.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Assistant Buyer
  • Campus Religious Coordinator
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Fund-raiser
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Journalist / Writer
  • Management Trainee
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Public Service Official
  • Religious Education Teacher
  • YMCA/YWCA Worker

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Business Administrator
  • Chaplain /Youth Minister
  • Diplomat
  • Financial Consultant
  • Lawyer / Paralegal
  • Nonprofit Executive
  • Professor
  • Psychiatrist/Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Systems Analyst

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Aurora University Human Rights Organization
  • Eco Club
  • Global Leadership Organization
  • Philosophy Club
  • Leadership Education and Development program

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316