Careers and Advanced Degrees

Department of Philosophy graduates entered careers in law, teaching, social work, business, writing, pastoral work, art, and many other fields.

Our philosophy graduates include:

  • Attorneys
  • Senior business analyst
  • College and university professors
  • Youth ministers

They’re employed at companies, institutions, and organizations like:

  • The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  • Texas Tech University
  • United States Army
  • Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Our philosophy majors have pursued advanced degrees at Columbia University, Illinois Institute of Technology, the University of Notre Dame, and Yale University.

Notable Alumna

Angela Rupchock-Schafer '03 was recently featured in Edible Michiana for her work lobbying in Washington, DC for legislation to assist people who suffer from food insecurity. She was a philosophy major at Saint Mary's and is inspired by her faith to end hunger by 2030.