Results and Outcomes

Critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills are each valuable skills in their own right. A bachelor’s degree in philosophy provides training in all three of these important areas and can lead to numerous careers in finance, education, human and community service and a wide range of other fields.

Philosophy graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:

  • Account Executive
  • Court of Living Counselor
  • Loan Packager
  • Network Quality Specialist
  • Human Intelligence Collector
  • Annuities Associate
  • Teacher
  • Corps Member

Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s philosophy graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are East West Mortgage Company, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, JG Wentworth, and the ARC of Atlantic County.

Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, Dickinson College, the University of Chicago and the University of Notre Dame.

Philosophy graduates are able to apply their education to a variety of fields and are consistently the highest scoring test takers on the LSAT exam. In the most recent survey year (2011)[1], the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s philosophy graduate was $42,500.

Chosen Career Paths

[1] Based on 1 respondent to CDC survey