CUNY's Graduate Program in Philosophy is designed to provide graduate students with a sound general training in the history of philosophy and in the main areas of current philosophical inquiry. The Ph.D. program is intended for those who aspire to careers in teaching and research in philosophy at the college and university level. Degree requirements can be adjusted in individual cases to permit the student to work in related fields. The program encourages well-thought-out interdisciplinary work for its own sake and for the professional opportunities it may provide.
Areas of philosophical study at the CUNY Graduate Center include history of philosophy, logic, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of mathematics, epistemology, moral and political philosophy, aesthetics, the philosophy of literature, applied and professional ethics.
For information on the requirements for the Ph.D., see the Curriculum section.