Welcome to Philosophy and Religion at JMU!

Our faculty and students engage critically with the ideas and values that shape human life across the globe. From Aristotle to Zen, our curriculum tackles a rich range of historical and contemporary issues. No matter what questions drive you, you can explore them in our department.

A degree in Philosophy and Religion prepares students to intelligently and responsibly navigate the complexities of our ever-changing human community. Our alumni pursue a wide variety of careers and paths of impact: law, governmental consulting, intelligence analysis, counseling, education, international development, journalism, public health, psychology, business, and more.

Find out where the study of philosophy and religion can take you!

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