Gain a deeper understanding of the world around you

Explore new ideas and ways of thinking with a philosophy course.

Broaden your horizons with online philosophy courses 

Philosophy influences many areas of study, from understanding the foundations of government to framing important events in history. It is a broad subject that explores the big questions in life, the ideas of great thinkers and tenants of various schools of thought.  Studying philosophy can offer you important insight into man’s search for the meaning of life.

Our philosophy courses are designed to help you navigate the moral, ethical and creative complexities of our world. You can study everything from the history of philosophical thought and ethics in management to the application of philosophical methods for problem solving and decision-making.

Enroll in a philosophy course online and explore important ideas such as:

  • The importance of critical and creative thinking.
  • The impact of philosophy on ethics, religion and society.
  • The development of philosophical thought throughout history.
  • Inductive and deductive logic, fallacious reasoning and problem-solving techniques.

As a student you also have access to helpful support services  to help you succeed, such as the Center for Writing Excellence and a comprehensive online library.  You can also use our career guidance system to help you find a career that is in line with your goals and interests.

You can take a single class for personal growth, work toward a degree or transfer your credit to an outside institution. Please note, it is important to check with your educational institution to determine if credits are transferable before you enroll.

Our courses make continuing education possible for the adult learner, with flexible course options that fit into even busy schedules. Take philosophy courses online, from the convenience of your computer, whenever it fits into your schedule. Get started now by calling 866.484.1815 or request more information.

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