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        212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411

        Department of Philosophy
        6 East 16th Street, Room 1015A
        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5707 ext. 3078

        Mailing Address
        79 5th Ave, Room 1015A
        New York, NY 10003

        Chair: Dmitri Nikulin

        Senior Secretary: Despina Dontas

        Student Advisors:
        James Tribendis

        Samuel Yelton

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        Department of Philosophy Handbook (PDF)

    • MA in Philosophy

      The MA in Philosophy is a 30 credit program providing students with advanced training in the history of philosophy and in central areas of current philosophical inquiry. The program offers an optional specialized minor in Psychoanalysis.

      The MA prepares graduates for academic and professional careers and for further study and research at the doctoral level.

      • Degree Master of Arts (MA)
      • Credits 30 credits
      • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
      • Duration 2 years (full-time)
      • Start Term Fall or Spring

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