Master of Arts (MA) in Philosophy


The Department of Philosophy has established scholars specializing in many areas of philosophy, including  applied ethics, particularly animal ethics, environmental ethics, and bioethics; comparative and non-Western philosophy; ethical theory; history of philosophy; metaphysics; aesthetics; and epistemology.

Master of Arts (MA) in Philosophy

Areas of Study

  • Aesthetics
  • Animal ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Comparative philosophy
  • Environmental ethics
  • Ethical theory
  • History of philosophy
  • Metaphysics and epistemology
  • Non-Western philosophy

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Financial Aid

Application Deadline Dates

Department Deadlines

  • Fall – February 15 for assistantship consideration (GRE’s are required); otherwise May 1