It is no secret to liberal arts students that critical thinking is essential for any post-undergraduate endeavor-- in fact, it just might be the secret of what sets Lawrentians apart in their futures. So studying critical thinking by thinking critically? Genius. 

A degree in philosophy provides contextual frameworks useful for a variety of careers and advanced study opportunities.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in computer science, public relations, politics, law firms, hospitals, education.

They can also go on to earn advanced degrees in law and criminal justice, social science, education, and business.

Examples of recent employers

  • Epic
  • Orange Hat Publishing
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources State Parks and Recreation
  • Redapt
  • Fund for the Public Interest

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign - Law School J.D.
  • University of Washington - Educational Measurement and Statistics M. Ed
  • University of Iowa - Chemistry PhD
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Clinical Psychology and Mental Health M.A.
  • Eastman School of Music - Piano Performance M.M.
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