24 months
Duration
35213 USD/year
35213 USD/year
14085 USD/year
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About

The department’s Philosophy degree program at Southern Illinois University is designed both for stu­dents wishing to continue on for a Ph.D. degree and those who plan to receive a terminal master’s degree. 

Overview

Key Features

This guide is intended to serve as an aid to candidates seeking the degree of Master of Arts at SIU Carbondale. It supplements information in the Graduate School Catalog. 

Students entering the Philosophy degree program at Southern Illinois University should contact the Director of Graduate Studies so that they may be assigned a Faculty Mentor, who will meet with the student once or twice a semester to ensure that the student is meeting the program requirements as they advance toward their degree. Students are encouraged consult the Director of Graduate Studies for such guidance as well.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Democratic Theory
  • Logic of Social Sciences
  • Symbolic Logic
  • Post-Colonialism Philosophy
  • Media Ethics
  • Philosophy of Politics
  • Philosophy of Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.7 (on a grading scale with 4.0=A; approximately a "B-" average) on the last two years of Bachelor's coursework
  • 3.0 on all previous graduate work (approximately a "B" average)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14085 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Carbondale

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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