Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

The MA requires ten graduate classes (30 credits), of which eight must be in Philosophy at UNC Charlotte. The Certificate requires five Philosophy classes (15 credits). More specific course requirements can be found in the Graduate Catalog:


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Graduate Certificate

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Transfer Credit

Up to 6 hours earned from other accredited institutions may be eligible for transfer credit. Formal approval must be obtained from the director of graduate studies and the Dean of the Graduate School.

Early Entry

UNC Charlotte undergraduates may be eligible for early entry into the MA program; contact Dr. Andrea Pitts for more details.

Language Requirement

Although students are not required to demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language as a formal requirement of the program, they are expected to acquire competency in and use whatever languages they need to pursue their research interests.

Application for Degree

The Application for Degree is submitted on the form supplied by the Graduate School no later than the deadline specified in the University Calendar.