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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Philosophy is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Arts (MA)
Ethics and applied philosophy
Other Advanced Degrees
Earning Your Degree
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Master's Degree Requirements
Statement of purpose outlining why applicant seeks admission to program; three recommendations; one official transcript from all colleges or universities attended; philosophical writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements
Personal statement outlining why the applicant seeks admission to the program; two academic letters of recommendation, in addition to the recommendation forms required by the graduate school, which address the student's philosophical skills and/or ethical reasoning; minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
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Focus of faculty research:
Intersections of feminist philosophy, critical philosophy of race, American pragmatism, and continental philosophy; Caribbean philosophies; ethics in unregulated research such as citizen science; Latin American and U.S. Latinx philosophy; aesthetics with critical theory
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Location & Contact
9201 University City Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28223-0001 United States