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Department of Philosophy

Earn a Degree in Philosophy from a Christian University

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Why Major in Philosophy?

Gain an understanding of how systems of human thought work with a philosophy degree from Liberty University. When you major in philosophy, you'll gain practical skills, including debate, dialogue, and rhetoric.

Challenge the Way You Think

Our philosophy degree will prepare you to assess theories and worldviews by analyzing and evaluating claims and arguments from a biblical perspective. 

Prepare for your career as you study multiple-perspective thinking led by professors who share your passion for philosophy and who are grounded in their Christian faith.

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Career Opportunities in Philosophy

With a philosophy degree, you can transition into a variety of careers. Impact others in fields like journalism, counseling, and human rights. Work in the business sector as a politician, lawyer, or in research and development. Or, pursue religious studies in theology, apologetics, or ministry.

Prepare for Grad School with a Philosophy Major

Launch into graduate school with a degree in philosophy. On average, philosophy majors score better on graduate admission tests than other undergraduate majors. Whether you want to go to graduate school, law school, or medical school – with a background in philosophy, you'll be prepared for the test.


Student Testimonials

"The faculty members are both academically challenging and warm; they are always open for discussion and meeting outside of the classroom. The training I received...continues to influence my life as a scholar in profound ways."

– J. T. Turner

"I grew probably ten-fold in my knowledge and faith in Jesus Christ during my career as a graduate student in the Philosophy department. These men were not only my philosophical trainers; they were spiritual advisors and mentors."

– Roger Turner

"The true value of [a philosophy] degree is in learning how to think – how to be a good thinker, a wise thinker."

– Wesley Grubb


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Junior/Senior Advising

Contact Dr. Martin to schedule a meeting with a faculty member:

Dr. Edward Martin
Dept. of Philosophy Co-Chair
(434) 582-2592


(434) 592-4366
(434) 522-0401 (fax)

DeMoss Hall 4382

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