COVID-19 Update: Face coverings now required indoors on campus READ MORE >>
Give Today! Support Randolph College
About RandolphAdmissionAcademicsStudent LifeAthleticsOutcomesApplyDepositInquireVisitNewsEventsGiveA-Z IndexSearchAlumnae & AlumniParents & FamiliesInside Randolph
student group

After Graduation

Before He Was Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford Studied Philosophy

What can you do with a philosophy degree? Opportunities abound!

Some intriguing people have studied philosophy, including U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, NBA basketball coach Phil Jackson, global financier George Soros, poet T.S. Eliot, author Elmore Leonard, civil rights activist Angela Davis, and NFL quarterback John Elway.

Philosophy majors at Randolph College have gone on to success in many different fields. Some attended prestigious law schools like Columbia University and the University of Virginia. Others enrolled in top-notch graduate programs in the U.S. and abroad.

Yet others have become college presidents, business executives, and government officials. Whatever you want to do in life, training in philosophy will help you to do it better!

Graduate Outcomes

Some of the graduates are employed by:

  • North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • Thelen, Reid & Priest Law Firm
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • Citizens for Adult Learning and Literacy
  • MBM Marketing
  • Sinclair Community College
  • UC Berkeley
  • Family Services Partners

Occupations of Interest to Philosophy Majors

Some occupations may require an advanced degree.

  • College Professor
  • Lawyer
  • Physician
  • Politician
  • Business Manager/Administrator
  • Computer Scientist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Writer/Journalist
  • Consultant
  • Social Worker
  • Minister
  • Systems Analyst
  • Bioethicist
  • Business Ethicist

Advanced Study

Some of the graduate programs attended by recent philosophy majors include:

  • University of Baltimore
  • Georgia State
  • Michigan State
  • New York University
  • Rice University
  • University of Virginia
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS Feeds Snapchat