Philosophy (M.A.)


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.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid