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Embark on a thought-provoking odyssey at Wayne State University where you can ponder life's profound questions, challenge conventional wisdom and graduate with a profound understanding that transcends the boundaries of the mind.

Why study philosophy at Wayne State in Detroit?

Students who earn a degree in philosophy will acquire skills in critical thinking, analytical reading and writing, research, oral communication, logic and argument and creative problem-solving.

Philosophy involves asking important questions about ourselves, our societies and the world around us, exploring answers to those questions through the use of reasoning and discussion and providing resources for succeeding in a wide range of occupations. Many of our students pursue careers in fields like law, health care, public policy, urban planning, social work, business or computer science, and many go on to law school, medical school or other graduate programs.

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