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Philosophy

Gonzaga University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
1350 USD/credit
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About

With one of the largest and most pluralistic faculties in the Northwest (more than 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and nearly 30 full-time faculty) Gonzaga University’s Master of Arts in Philosophy affords you the opportunity to engage in coursework and research on an extremely wide and diverse range of topics. 

Overview

A hallmark of the graduate experience at Gonzaga is close work with faculty members throughout the department. In keeping with our Jesuit mission, our graduate students explore the significance of philosophy for fundamental questions of human meaning and value.

With a broad spectrum of graduate courses and research opportunities (as well as scholarships and financial aid), our program has two major areas of study: History of Western Philosophy and Social and Applied Ethics.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • History of Ancient Philosophy
  • History of Medieval Philosophy
  • Social Justice
  • History of Modern Philosophy
  • Marxism
  • Walker Percy
  • Contemporary Philosophy
  • American Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form
  • Submit one official transcript from each college or university attended (international applicants must submit foreign transcripts in the original language and an English copy). Only degrees and courses from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted. If you previously attended Gonzaga or are a current student, please note that GU transcripts are ordered by the Graduate Admissions Office on your behalf.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Personal statement of philosophical background and interest
  • A sample of philosophical writing (no more than 3500 words)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

  • Fr Richard E. Twohy, S.J., Scholarship / Assistantship: approximate total value: $16000
  • Peter M. Tripp Endowed Scholarship / Fr Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Faith & Reason Institute Program Assistantship: approximate total value: $20600: approximate total value: $14000
  • Fr Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Faith & Reason Institute Program Assistantship: approximate total value: $20600
  • Academic Year Graduate Assistantship: approximate total value: $7400
  • Thesis Scholarship: approximate total value: $2490

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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