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Western Michigan University

Academic Year: 
2013 - 2014

Department Name

Department of Philosophy

Department Chair

David Paul,
Chair

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Terminal Masters

Areas of Specialization Offered

Ethics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
Teaching Assistantships:
22
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
11
Other Financial Information:
There are additional sources of financial aid (including scholarships and fellowships) available through the WMU financial aid office and the graduate college.

Faculty


Members

Fritz Allhoff, Professor
Marc Alspector-Kelly, Professor
Ashley Atkins, Assistant Professor
Kent Baldner, Associate-Professor
Sandra Borden, Affiliate Professor
Dale Brown, Lecturer
Thomas Broy, Lecturer
David Charlton, Lecturer
Parker Crutchfield, Adjunct Assistant Professor
John Dilworth, Professor Emeritus
Elaine Englehardt, Adjunct Professor
Justin Gish, Lecturer
Luke Golemon, Lecturer
Timothy McGrew, Professor
Ronald Muller, Lecturer
Michael Pritchard, Professor Emeritus
David Rudge, Affiliate Professor
Kaleb TerBush, Lecturer

Demographics

Ph.D.


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

Epistemology, Ethics (Theoretical and Applied), Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science

Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Additional Information: 
A total of 30 credit hours is required. Seminars are typically 3 hours, but a student may complete the degree without taking seminars alone (e.g. a limited number of independent study course for 1, 2, or 3 credits may be counted toward the degree).

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
No
GPA Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Resume/CV; written personal statement Minimum 12 hours of undergraduate work in philosophy, including a course in the history of modern philosophy and a course in symbolic logic.

Types of Master's

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

Placement


Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2011 - 2015

Summary of Masters Students 2019

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