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MA in Philosophy

MA in Philosophy

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    89
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
Degree Requirements for MA and PhD in Philosophy For general university requirements, see Graduate Degrees. For the non-thesis MA, candidates must satisfy the following requirements: Complete at least two semesters in residence at Rice University Complete 42 hours of courses approved for graduate credit in philosophy at Rice University with B- or better Accumulate an overall GPA of at least 3.0 Complete at least 30 hours in philosophy at the 500 level Satisfy the departmental logic requirement (Philosophy 505 or examination) Complete at least 5 courses in an area of concentration Satisfactorily complete departmental duties File a petition for certification of the non-thesis master's degree. This petition can be obtained from the graduate program coordinator and must be approved and signed by the department chair and submitted to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies according to the deadlines posted in the Academic Calendar External Link. For the thesis MA in philosophy, candidates must: Complete with high standing at least 30 semester hours in advanced courses approved by the department Complete a written thesis on a subject approved by the department Perform satisfactorily on a final oral examination (not limited to the student’s special field of study)

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