You're a thinker. The kind of person who takes the time to learn how to think, not what to think.

You have a lot of questions and you are a seeker of meaning. The world needs your critical thinking skills, and it all starts right here at Harford.


At Harford Community College, we offer a philosophy degree that can prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree. You can hone your critical thinking skills and prepare for a career in various fields like teaching, law, business, finance, and religion.

Program Overview


Program Requirements:

Associate of Arts


No. of Credits:

Associate of Arts: 60



Amy Cedrone







Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your philosophy studies.

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

Develop a strong background in philosophy through required courses and electives like these at Harford:

History of Western Civilization

Introduction to Philosophy

Principles of Logic


Comparative Religion

Philosophy of Religion

What can I do when I complete this program?

With a degree in Philosophy at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • Towson University
  • University of Maryland
  • Frostburg University
  • Salisbury University
  • University of Baltimore

Potential Careers

  • Counselor
  • Minister
  • Teacher
  • Non-profit work
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • Consulting
  • Social worker
  • Professor
  • Labor relations
  • Public policy

Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.




Who teaches this program?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

How do I get started?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for yourself and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.