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University of Mississippi

Academic Year: 
2019 - 2020

Department Name

Department of Philosophy and Religion

Department Chair

Steven Skultety,
Associate Professor

Degrees Offered

Terminal Masters

Areas of Specialization Offered

Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Logic, History / Traditions

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
Teaching Assistantships:
4
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
0
Other Financial Information:
All teaching assistants in our Masters program receive a full tuition waiver.

Faculty


Members

Steven Skultety, Associate Professor
Robert Westmoreland, Associate Professor
Donovan Wishon, Associate Professor
Robert Barnard, Professor
Timothy Yenter, Associate Professor
Neil Manson, Professor
Deborah Mower, Associate Professor and Bryant Chair of Ethics

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

We have no Ph.D. program. See "Masters" below.

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$0
Out of State: 
$0

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
No
Writing Sample: 
No
Minimum GPA Required?: 
No
GRE Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 

Master's


Program Strengths

This program offers excellent training for those seeking just an M.A. as well as those trying to get into a Ph.D. program in philosophy. We have an excellent placement record, with small graduate-only seminars offered every semester, one-on-one faculty mentoring of students, and some funding for travel. Subject area strengths include ethics and value theory, metaphysics and epistemology, philosophy of law and political philosophy, mind and language, ancient philosophy, modern philosophy, and history of analytic philosophy. More information about admission requirements, funding, research specializations of faculty, and graduate student placement can be found on our web site.

Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$4,358
Out of State: 
$12,494
Number of Required Courses: 
12
Additional Information: 
Tuition information is based on an 18-credit-hour-per-year course load. Teaching assistantships include 100% tuition waiver.

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
Letters of Recommendation: 
2
GRE Required?: 
Yes
GPA Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
Yes
Non-Terminal Master's: 
No

Placement


Summary of Master's Students 2018

Summary of Master's Students, 2017

Summary of Master's Students, 2016 — Women | Men | Other Gender | Unknown Gender

Summary of Master's Students, 2011 - 2015